Slim Jim Eggplant Seeds
Keep busy and grow! Planting seeds is not only a delightfully calming activity, but you'll be able to enjoy the fruits of your labours in the best way possible- through eating!
Slim Jim is a terrific dwarf aubergine variety from Italy – an award-winning all-rounder in the patio vegetable category. Its dark-purple foliage and clusters of long, slim, purple fruits make it a perfect choice for ornamental and decorative gardens. Even though the variety’s origins are not clear, most accounts agree that it is southern-Italian in origin and was first introduced by Italian seed company Fratelli Ingegnoli. Aubergines originated in Asia, being recorded first in the 6th century Chinese agricultural treatise Qímín Yàoshù. The plant was introduced to the Mediterranean region by Arabs in the Middle Ages. Aubergines have a somewhat unusual reputation in Italy – historically, it was thought that the whole plant could cause insanity. The name melanzana is derived from mela insana, meaning ‘insane apple’!
Height 70 cm
Width 45 cm
Height 30 cm
Width 30 cm
Basil, peppers, okra, mints, thyme, catnip.
Standard delivery items are usually dispatched within 3 business days after the order has been placed. We aim to deliver UK orders within 3-7 business days. International delivery times vary depending on the location.
All deliveries are dispatched using Royal Mail or a tracked courier. All tracking information will be sent via email.
Country Standard shipping Courier over £150 UK £4.50 £15 Europe £15 £35 Rest of World £25 £50
Please note overseas customers may find their orders are subject to import duties and taxes, which may be levied once a delivery reaches its destination country. These charges are the responsibility of the customer.
If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your purchase we will be happy to issue an exchange or refund within 30 days of receipt.
An exchange or refund will be issued provided that you notify us before sending the item and that the item returned is in its original and unused condition, with all tags still attached.
All refunds will be reimbursed via your original payment method.
Postage and packaging costs are non-refundable, except in the event that the goods are faulty.
To return your product, please mail it to:
Collective Matter, City Observatory, 38 Calton Hill, Edinburgh, EH7 5AA, UK
Please include a note detailing why you are returning the item as well as your order number.
You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item.