Growing eggplant isn’t hard with this method! Eggplant is a great alternative to meat for vegans and those going on Paleo diet. It’s easy to grow under the right circumstances, and makes a delicious addition to any summertime meal. Try out this vegetable gardening for beginners growing eggplant tip!
Grow Zone: Grow Eggplant in zones 5-12.
Water and Sun Needs: Full sun, and a continuously damp soil.
Average Size: 1 to 3 feet tall, 1 to 2 feet wide.
Plant Type: Vegetable
Special Features: Delicious to eat (and grill!). Eggplant adapts to most growing conditions.
How to Get Started: When planting, pick an area with well draining soil and plenty of sunlight. It is recommended that you mix in a little organic compost to get the vegetables off on the right foot. Keep the soil damp with a drip line or something similar. Moist soil keeps plants healthy and allows them to produce a great harvest.
When to Harvest: Eggplants should be ready to harvest about 16 to 24 weeks after you sowed the seeds. The veggie skin should be unwrinkled and shiny!