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.

 
 
Foo Chow Round Eggplant

Foo Chow Round EG195

Nearly spherical fruits are large and very lovely— white with lavender... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Florida Market Eggplant

Florida Market Eggplant EG114

85 days. Very large plant; large purple bell-shaped fruit. An old standard... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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Fingers Mix Eggplant EG190

80 days. A formula mix of various eggplants in a range of colors. The common... 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
 
Edirne Purple Striped Eggplant

Edirne Purple Striped Eggplant EG160

Originally collected in Edirne (Adrianople), Turkey, in 1948, and stored... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Early Black Egg Eggplant

Early Black Egg EG202

65 days. Stunning fruits are egg-shaped to teardrop. So purple they really... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Eggplant Diamond

Diamond Eggplant EG102

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

Cookstown Orange Eggplant EG173

         
 
 
$2.50
 
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Casper Eggplant EG101

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

Cannibal Tomato Eggplant EG153

(S. uporo) Beautiful, attractive plants are covered with loads of shiny... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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
 
Black Stem Eggplant

Black Stem Eggplant EG168

This ornamental variety is grown for its stunning black stems and red,... 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
 
Bangladeshi Long Eggplant

Bangladeshi Long Eggplant EG146

Cylindrical fruit are very attractive-looking, being purplegray with dark... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
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
 
Aswad Eggplant

Aswad Eggplant EG175

This incredibly delicious Iraqi variety comes from our friend Nael Aziz.... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Astrakom Eggplant

Astrakom Eggplant EG174

Compact plants reached barely two feet in our trials. Each plant yielded... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Arumugam's Eggplant

Arumugam's Eggplant EG149

This variety produces an assortment of green, white and lavender fruit,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Applegreen Eggplant

Applegreen Eggplant EG103

70 days. An early, light-green eggplant. Good yield, very tender and delicious.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Antigua Eggplant

Antigua Eggplant EG189

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