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'Gretel' Eggplant
Sub-Category: Early
Description: Early, white-fruited hybrid. 3-foot-tall by 2 1/2-foot wide plants bear clusters of 3 to 6 glossy ivory fruits are ready for picking when 3 to 4 inches long in 55 days or can be harvested at full maturity in 70 days.
AAS Winner in the year 2009
Days To Maturity: 55-70
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Reviewed on 06/29/2014 by G.W. Greenleaf - A novice gardener

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Westchester, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 183 - 203 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Small - Less than 400 square feet (20' x 20')
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

Slow growth. Minimal yield but very good flavor. I may have placed these plants too close to one another, which may explain the meager results. Give these plants plenty of space.

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