Eggplant

Eggplant

(Solanum melongena and others) 25-35 seeds per packet. We offer the best selection of quality heirloom eggplants in the USA. This is my favorite crop, as it is easy to grow, and the fruit is nutritious and incredibly delicious. Another of the great staple agricultural crops of India, eggplant varieties have long been appreciated in traditional communities in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Mediterranean coast, and, more recently, the Americas. With their often large and showy purple or white blooms and velvety leaves, eggplants are ornamental enough to grow in the border or even in the front yard! Heat-loving plants, eggplants are best started indoors about 8 weeks before the last frost date of spring. Be sure to set out transplants only after carefully hardening them to outdoor conditions, and only after warm weather has really arrived.

 
 
Eggplant Diamond

Diamond Eggplant

EG102
70 days. Mild, dark purple, 6-9” x 2-3” slender fruit; superb flavor and... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Florida Market Eggplant

Florida Market Eggplant

EG114
85 days. Very large plant; large purple bell-shaped fruit. An old standard... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Aswad Eggplant

Aswad Eggplant

EG175
This incredibly delicious Iraqi variety comes from our friend Nael Aziz.... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
 
Fengyuan Purple

Fengyuan Purple Eggplant

EG176
Very long, slim, 16” fruit are light lavender-purple in color. One of the... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Rosita Eggplant

Rosita Eggplant

EG179
80 days. Lovely 8”x4” neon, lavender-pink fruits have a mild, sweet, white... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Ping Tung Eggplant

Ping Tung Eggplant

EG109
70 days. A wonderful eggplant from Ping Tung, Taiwan. Fruits are purple... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
 
Black Beauty Eggplant

Black Beauty Eggplant

EG113
90 days. Standard old type, large black fruit of excellent quality. Very... Read More
         
 
 
$1.50
 
Japanese White Egg

Japanese White Egg Eggplant

EG110
65 days. Full, rich flavor; lovely 2”-3” white fruit are perfect for stir-frying.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Astrakom Eggplant

Astrakom Eggplant

EG174
Compact plants reached barely two feet in our trials. Each plant yielded... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
 
Listada di Gandi

Listada De Gandia Eggplant

EG137
90 days. One of the most popular heirloom types; this one has 7”-long fruit... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Edirne Purple Striped Eggplant

Edirne Purple Striped Eggplant

EG160
Originally collected in Edirne (Adrianople), Turkey, in 1948, and stored... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
eg101

Casper Eggplant

EG101
75 days. Medium size, very attractive, smooth ivory-white fruit that have... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
Antigua Eggplant

Antigua Eggplant

EG189
80 days. Amazingly beautiful lavender-streaked fruits are 6-8 inches long,... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
eg183

Prosperosa Eggplant

EG183
75 days. Massive fruits are nearly round to slightly teardrop shaped, and... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Malaysian Dark Red Eggplant

Malaysian Dark Red Eggplant

EG148
Tender and delicious, violet-colored fruit are long and slender. This productive... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
Pandora Striped Rose Eggplant

Pandora Striped Rose Eggplant

EG129
A great market variety, teardrop-shaped fruit are a lovely lilac-rose color... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Rosa Bianca Eggplant

Rosa Bianca Eggplant

EG105
80 days. Colorful, light pink-lavender fruit with white shading. Rich,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Turkish Orange Eggplant

Turkish Orange Eggplant

EG134
80 days. This beautiful heirloom comes from Turkey. The 3” round fruit... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
 
Cambodian Green Giant

Cambodian Green Giant Eggplant

EG177
Here is a large, round, flat variety from the kingdom of Cambodia. We collected... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
eg190

Fingers Mix Eggplant

EG190
80 days. A formula mix of various eggplants in a range of colors. The common... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
eg162

Ronde De Valence Eggplant

EG162
Lovely, black fruit are almost perfectly round in shape and the size of... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
Ukrainian Beauty Eggplant

Ukrainian Beauty Eggplant

EG156
Big, beautiful, purple-black fruit are great for baking. This great variety... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Aubergine Du Burkina Faso Eggplant

Aubergine Du Burkina Faso Eggplant

EG139
(S. aethiopicum) A unique heirloom from Burkina Faso, West Africa, featuring... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Ma-Zu Purple Chinese Eggplant

Ma-Zu Purple Chinese Eggplant

EG159
Delicious, sweet and tender describe the flavorful fruit of “Ma-Zu” eggplant.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
 
 
 
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