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Start Eggplant From Seed

March 17, 2025 - March 23, 2025
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day third of March, repeating indefinitely

Erica's Notes In the Maritime Northwest, you'll have the best luck with thin, Asian-type eggplant. The big chunky Italian type won't produce as well. More sensitive than tomatoes or even peppers, cold nights make eggplant sulky. Don't rush seed starting earlier than late March unless you're prepared to up-pot into gallon-size pots. Transplant out at about 8 weeks in late May or early June or when overnight temps are firmly into the mid-50s. Eggplant benefits from all the season extension…

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