An heirloom variety, Black Beauty Eggplant bears lots of classically shaped, glossy, purple-black fruits that are delicious grilled, baked, in Asian dishes and stir-fries. The fruits weight up to 2 lbs. each. Its gorgeous fruits and purple blooms also make the plant ornamental, making it a good choice for the edible landscape, growing in the sunny flowerbed, or in patio containers.
Approx. 30 seeds per packet
Depth: 1/4 inch
Spacing: 4 inch
Soil type: well draining, hummus rich soil
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 70 days
Hardiness Zones: 5-12
Start indoors in bright light 8-12 weeks before last frost date. Heat mat helps to warm soil and speed germination. Setting out larger transplants helps to fight pest pressure.
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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