Open Ophelia Eggplant
5923 - Open Ophelia. Ophelia is a small fruited, mini eggplant. Its 2 oz. fruit are produced on medium tall, bushy plants and have an oval shape. Ophelia matures early, in just 55 days and should be harvested when young and tender for best quality and color retention. Sow seeds indoors 8-12 weeks before last frost date. Planting depth is 1/4”. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 85ºF. Germination is apparent within 7-14 days. Eggplant should not be put outdoors until daytime temperatures are at least 70ºF.