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Eggplant Calliope
Solanum melongena
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Item code:
1539250100

Calliope is a smaller fruiting, heavy cropping Eggplant with oval shaped fruits that are vibrant purple with white streaks. The plant is a compact variety and is free of spines which makes it a great choice of eggplant for smaller gardens or containers. It s a fairly low maintenance plant and can be fried, baked, roasted, barbequed, grilled, stewed or used in dips.

Size — 100mm
Growth Width — 60cm
Growth Height — 60cm
Fruiting Period — Summer, Autumn
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

When growing in pots, ensure water soaks in deeply to the root area.

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