Purple Brinjal Seeds - The Brinjal is now a commonly found vegetable in most of the cuisines around the world. Nutritious, healthful, and full of flavour, the Brinjal is a significant part of the vegetarian food world. Native to India and Sri Lanka, this vegetable, which is botanically classified as a berry, was transported to different parts of the world as early as the 5th century. One source finds mentions of Aubergine/ brinjal in a 5th century Chinese book. Eggplant is a member of the Solanaceae or the family of the nightshades, which includes tomatoes, potatoes, and peppers. It is now known to be grown around the world: Italy, Turkey, China, Egypt and other places.The vegetable is healthy and nutritious with no cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 0.4g protein, 3.2g carbohydrate and 119g potassium. Raw eggplant consists of many micronutrients such as: Riboflavin or Vitamin B2, Thiamin - Vit. B1, Panthothenic acid or B5, B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, phosphorus, potassium, zinc and manganese.SEED TYPE : Superior Quality, Non-Hybrid, Pure, Open Pollinated, GMO-Free, and Heirloom (with an Unadulterated Genetic Heritage) Seeds. Tested For Germination. SOWING TIME : February - March, June - July. SOWING DISTANCE : Plant to Plant - 18", Line to Line - 24". MATURITY: After 65-70 days from sowing. HOW TO SOW: Soil should be mixed with well rotten Cow dung. Sow seeds in rows at distance of 2.0 feet between row to row and 1.0 feet between plant to plant. Water it immediately and then water as per requirement. Harvest after 65-70 days.