Vegetables Eggplant Italian Eggplants Jaylo


(F1) Eggplant Seed

Product ID: 3198

Black Italian type for greenhouse production.

Jaylo is high yielding and has the vigor to make it through a long season under greenhouse conditions. Beautiful, glossy black fruits have excellent flavor. A very versatile variety, fruits become firm at a small size, allowing it to be harvested at half-pound baby size or as a quarter-pound mini eggplant. Spineless plant with green calyx. Avg. 5,600 seeds/oz. Mini: 10 seeds. Packet: 25 seeds.




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CULTURE: Sow in flats or plugs 6-8 weeks prior to transplanting. Maintain an even 77-79°F (25-26°C) soil temp. until emergence, 70°F (21°C) thereafter. After true leaves form, transplant into cell-type containers or blocks. 4" blocks are the standard. After transplanting, maintain temp. 66-72°F (19-22°C) days and 64-66°F (19-22°C) nights. Fertilize with a complete nutrient solution (EC 2.5-3.5, pH 5.5) or equivalent as needed to keep plants dark green and healthy. Transplant to the greenhouse when plants are 10-12" tall. Space plants 1' apart in rows 2' wide, with 3' between rows. Grow plants with 2-4 stems per plant, resulting in a density of 5-8 stems per square meter (9 sq.ft.).
TRELLISING: Prune the plants to 2-4 stems and trellis on a string like greenhouse tomatoes.
HARVEST: Harvest fruit at desired size, most commonly 1/2lb. for baby eggplant and 1/4lb. for mini eggplant.
DISEASES AND PESTS: Practice crop rotation or use new media to reduce incidence of soil-borne disease. Regularly-scheduled releases of beneficial insects will help to control pests.
DAYS TO MATURITY: From transplanting.
TRANSPLANTS: Avg. 900 plants/1,000 seeds.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: 5,600-7,500 (avg. 6,500).
PACKET: 25 seeds.
MINI: 10 seeds.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Solanum melongena
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
65 Days
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Hybrid (F1)
Product Features
Greenhouse Performer Greenhouse Performer
Variety that we have found, based on our trials, to be the best performers in a climate-controlled greenhouse environment.
Greenhouse Performer