Cherrygal.com  
 Quick Find more
 

Advanced Search

View All Items
 Categories
 Shopping Cart more
0 items
 My Wish List more
0 items
 Manufacturers
 Manufacturer Info
Other products
 Information
Shipping & Refunds
Privacy Notice
The Cherry Gal Guarantee
Ships Now Note
 



SSL Protected

SSL Protected

New!
10% Discount for USPS Money Order Payments!



We Support  The Cornucopia Institute

 Newsletter
If would you like to subscribe to our newsletter please enter your email address here:

  HTML    Text
EGGPLANT * LISTADA DE GANDIA * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2020  $1.50 
EGGPLANT * LISTADA DE GANDIA * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2020
Click Image To Enlarge

Click Image to Move to Focused Image
Qty Available: 88
Certified Organic
Coming

Description

LISTADA DE GANDIA EGGPLANT (Solanum melongena) is a beautiful striped Italian heirloom. Reliable, heavy yields of excellent quality. The thin-skinned fruits are 6"-8". 80-90 days from transplant. 10 seeds.

ABOUT EGGPLANT: Fresh grown eggplant is an altogether heavenly experience - nothing like the overgrown and tired versions you see in the grocery which taste like old athletic socks. As a member of the nightshade family, eggplant was centuries overcoming the fear that it was as poisonous as its cousins. That is why it acquired the nickname "mad apple." And it is true that a very immature eggplant contains toxins that can make you sick and you should never eat the foliage. With origins many believe trace to ancient China, the eggplant traveled to Europe courtesy of the Moor invasion of the 6th Century. But it was not until the 17th Century French Enlightenment that eggplant came into popularity, served pretty much as we eat it today. President Andrew Johnson claimed it as a favorite.

NUTRITIONAL: I used to think of eggplant as nothing more than a cheese delivery vehicle, but guess what? It is a wonderful source of important nutrition AND a dieter's best friend! Low in saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol but high in dietary fiber, eggplant is packed with folate, potassium, manganese, Vitamins C and K, Thiamin, Niacin, B-6, Panthothenic Acid, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper. It is so good for dieters in fact, that folks trying to GAIN weight are advised not to eat too many eggplants!

MEDICINAL: All members of the nightshade family - which includes tomatoes, potatoes, and all peppers except black pepper - contain some level of a toxin called solanine, an alkaloid that can caue diarrhea, heart failure, headache and vomiting in sensitive people. But if you are not sensitive there are wonderful benefits to be had in this gourmand delight. Eating eggplant can reduce swelling, reduce bleeding, comfort hemorrhoids and treat dysentery. High in bioflavonoids, it belongs in your cancer fighting arsenal. Here are two more interesting medicinal uses -- raw eggplant applied topically for scorpion bites. And a compress made of infused eggplant for frostbite!

GROWING TIPS: Eggsplants love warm weather - don't stress out your seedlings by planting too early you will only set back fruiting. Plant flowers nearby to encourage pollination and if fruit set is heavy, give some support to keep the fruits from the ground - a small stake will do. Eggplants are heavy feeders that require regular watering and respond very well to organic compost and fish emulsions. Keep the fruit picked so production continues. Use pruning shears and watch out for the spiny stems on some varities.

Write Review
1
1
Customers who bought this product also purchased
LETTUCE * WHITE BOSTON BUTTERHEAD * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2021
LETTUCE * WHITE BOSTON BUTTERHEAD * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2021
 $1.50 

More info Buy Now
BEAN, BUSH * MAXIBEL HARICOT VERT * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2021
BEAN, BUSH * MAXIBEL HARICOT VERT * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2021
 $1.50 

More info Buy Now
TOMATO * LAOTIAN PHANTOM * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2021
TOMATO * LAOTIAN PHANTOM * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2021
 $2.00 

More info Buy Now
Porcelain Vase HOLLY BERRIES Hand Painted Sadek #16795
Porcelain Vase HOLLY BERRIES Hand Painted Sadek #16795
 $24.00 

More info Buy Now
CHARD * ORIOLE ORANGE * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2020
CHARD * ORIOLE ORANGE * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2020
 $2.00 

More info Buy Now
CABBAGE * RED EXPRESS * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2020
CABBAGE * RED EXPRESS * ORGANIC HEIRLOOM SEEDS 2020
 $1.25 

More info Buy Now
First Product Previous Product 8 of 12 in Cucumbers - Escaroles Next Product Last Product

Now Shipping ...

Items listed as "Ships Now" ship within 1-2 business days. We reserve the option to hold small seed orders when a variety is not yet in until it can be filled completely. For larger orders, we ship what is available and back-order the remainder. Live plants ship when weather and your zone permit. If you have any questions, please email us using the contact link on the website. Thank you!

Our Policy

PayPal Acceptance Mark
The contents and graphics of every page of this website are copyrighted under US and International copyright laws.
All rights reserved.
Copyright © 2020 CherryGal.com.
site developed by: Nerd Group SEO