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Plant Information

Black Beauty Eggplant

Common Name: Eggplant
Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded
Characteristics: Culinary Use
Water: Light
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height: 24 - 28" (61 - 71cm)
Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: Each plant produces at least 4 to 6 large, tasty, purplish fruits; more if kept harvested and well watered.

Idea & Tips: Plant in full sun and well-drained soil. Eggplants need room to grow; plant a couple feet apart. Water generously and fertilizer to insure rapid growth and fruit maturity.
Days to Harvest: 80
Fruit Size: 8 in. (20 cm)
Available as organic.
Grower Information: Tasty, purplish, 8-in. (20-cm) fruits are great in a variety of dishes. Try them breaded or fried. Eggplants love warm weather, but they are damaged by the cold. Plants produce 4 to 6 large fruit, or more if kept harvested and well watered.