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Snowy Eggplant

Snowy eggplant
Snowy eggplant

Snowy eggplant

Snowy eggplant is a white, quick-growing eggplant. Plants only grow about 24 inches, fruit grows to be about 7 inches long, and are ready to start harvesting in 60 days. The texture is more meaty than purple eggplants, but milder.

Days to maturity

  • 60 days

Sun Exposure

  • full sun

Soil pH

  • 5.1 to 8.5

Hardiness Zones

  • zones 1 to 11

Spacing

  • plants: 18 to 28 inches
  • rows: 30 to 36 inches

Moisture

  • 1 inch per week

Sow Indoors

  • eight to 10 weeks before last frost

Transplant Outdoors

  • two to three weeks after last frost
  • once soil is consistently 55 degrees F
  • harden by reducing water and temperature to 60 degrees F for one week before transplanting
  • use row covers for best success, to keep soil warm, and remove once plants blossom

Notes

  • grows great in containers
  • prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • needs stakes and/or eggplant cages
  • clipping fruits encourages more production
  • Another popular white eggplant is the Casper eggplant

Have you ever grown Snowy eggplants? Please tell us about your experiences.

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