. Dreer's garden book / Henry A. Dreer.. Nursery Catalogue. ^ RELIABLE VEGETABLE SEEM Egg Plant A ubergine, Fr. Berenjena, Sp. Petonciano, Ital. Eierfrucht, Ger. One ounce will produce about 1000 plants. Culture —Egg Plant seed requires a higher temperature for germination than any other vegetable and this temperature should be maintained right along in order to maintain strong and healthy growth. Sow the seed in hotbeds early in March. When 3 inches high, pot the young plants, using small pots, and plunge them in the same bed so that the plants may become stocky. They can be planted out from
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