This unique variety of Thai eggplant produces delightlful little eggplants (about 2" in diameter) with dark green striping all around. Very popular in Indian, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisines!
Eggplant - Petch Siam Thai
- Planting: Plant 18 to 24 inches apart in fertile and well-drained soil under direct sun (soil can be amended with compost or worm castings 2 weeks before planting). Mulching is recommended to keep soil moisture and control weeds, for increased heat and production in cooler climates, place eggplants in a greenhouse or under warm row cover.
Watering: water plants deeply and frequently after transplant to avoid shock, once well established, water regularly.
Harvesting: Harvest eggplants when skin is glossy and thumbprint will not leave an impression. Harvesting regularly increases production.