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.

 
 
Black Beauty Eggplant

Black Beauty Eggplant EG113

90 days. Standard old type, large black fruit of excellent quality. Very... Read More
         
 
 
$1.50
 
Eggplant Diamond

Diamond Eggplant EG102

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

Applegreen Eggplant EG103

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

Udmalbet Eggplant EG104

90 days. A rare colorful eggplant from India. Egg-shaped fruit are light... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Ping Tung Eggplant

Ping Tung Eggplant EG109

70 days. A wonderful eggplant from Ping Tung, Taiwan. Fruits are purple... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
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
 
Louisiana Long Green Eggplant

Louisiana Long Green Eggplant EG115

100 days. Large, 8”-long, light green banana-shaped fruit that have pale... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Thai Long Green Eggplant

Thai Long Green Eggplant EG119

85 days. Very mild and sweet, the 10” to 12” long, very slender fruit are... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Round Mauve Eggplant

Round Mauve Eggplant EG130

85 days. Round, 4” fruit are a lovely, deep mauve color; purple calyx.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Turkish Orange Eggplant

Turkish Orange Eggplant EG134

80 days. This beautiful heirloom comes from Turkey. The 3” round fruit... 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
 
Ukrainian Beauty Eggplant

Ukrainian Beauty Eggplant EG156

Big, beautiful, purple-black fruit are great for baking. This great variety... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Violette Longue Hative Eggplant

Violette Longue Hative Eggplant EG163

The historic "Early Long Purple" has been a standard for many years in... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Thai Chao Praya Eggplant

Thai Chao Praya Eggplant EG166

Chao Praya is a Thai matti-gulla type eggplant that is vigorous and prolific.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Black Stem Eggplant

Black Stem Eggplant EG168

This ornamental variety is grown for its stunning black stems and red,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Kazakhstan Eggplant

Kazakhstan Eggplant EG170

Seed collected at a state-run market in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan, by A.T. Whittemore,... 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
 
eg142

Red China Eggplant EG142

One of the most ornamental of all eggplants, the upright plants produce... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Goyo Kumba Eggplant

Goyo Kumba Eggplant EG144

Brilliant, shiny red 3” fruit. This African variety is among the most colorful... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Bangladeshi Long Eggplant

Bangladeshi Long Eggplant EG146

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

Little Fingers Eggplant EG169

65 days. Small, purple-black fruits are produced in clusters on sturdy,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Rayada

Rayada Eggplant EG178

80 days—An excellent introduction from the Puerto Rico Experiment Station... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
 
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