WHEN TO PLANT: 3 weeks after last frost,
soil must be warm
DEPTH OF PLANTING: 1/4 to 1/2" deep
PLANTS APART IN ROWS (AFTER THINNING): 2 feet
DISTANCE BETWEEN ROWS: 2-3 feet apart.
RAISED BED PLANTING GUIDE: After thinning,
plants should be 18-24" apart throughout bed.
SOIL TYPE RECOMMENDED: average, well drained
NOTE: Eggplants transplant well. Start seed 8
weeks before transplanting time. Requires lots of water and fish emulsion or compost
TUCSON PLANTING INFORMATION: Does very well
in Tucson summer heat, very productive during
monsoon season. Plant April 1 to May 15.