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.

 
 
eg142

Red China Eggplant

EG142
One of the most ornamental of all eggplants, the upright plants produce... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Nipple Fruit Eggplant

Nipple Fruit Eggplant

EG135
(Solanum mammosum) This is one of the most amazing plants I have grown.... Read More
         
 
 
$4.00
 
Black Stem Eggplant

Black Stem Eggplant

EG168
This ornamental variety is grown for its stunning black stems and red,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
 
Rayada

Rayada Eggplant

EG178
80 days—An excellent introduction from the Puerto Rico Experiment Station... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
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
 
Round Mauve Eggplant

Round Mauve Eggplant

EG130
85 days. Round, 4” fruit are a lovely, deep mauve color; purple calyx.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
 
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Red Ruffled Eggplant

EG145
Also known as ‘Hmong Red’, this bitter-tasting Asian variety is used in... 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
 
Little Green Eggplant

Little Green Eggplant

EG172
75 days. Charming, single-stemmed plants yield green fruits to 3 ½ inches... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
Goyo Kumba Eggplant

Goyo Kumba Eggplant

EG144
Brilliant, shiny red 3” fruit. This African variety is among the most colorful... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Tadifi

Tadifi Eggplant

EG180
80 days. Gorgeous little market variety, originally collected in the market... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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Kashmiri Brinjal Eggplant

EG193
80 days. Oval to elongated fruits in clear shades of lavender to pink.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
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New York Improved Eggplant

EG192
75 days. Large black fruit produced on compact plants. The tasty flesh... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Udmalbet Eggplant

Udmalbet Eggplant

EG104
90 days. A rare colorful eggplant from India. Egg-shaped fruit are light... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Lao Purple Stripe Eggplant

Lao Purple Stripe Eggplant

EG143
90 days. A lovely little eggplant that is the size and shape of a ping-pong... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
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Gbogname Eggplant

EG154
An ancient vegetable from Togo, West Africa. The young, green leaves are... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Lao Green Stripe Eggplant

Lao Green Stripe Eggplant

EG140
Colorful, green-white-purple striped, 2-4” ball-shaped fruit have pleasant... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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Lao White Eggplant

EG141
White, 2” ball-shaped fruit turn deep yellow as they ripen; a colorful... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
Arumugam's Eggplant

Arumugam's Eggplant

EG149
This variety produces an assortment of green, white and lavender fruit,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Japanese Pickling Eggplant

Japanese Pickling Eggplant

EG161
A beautiful, long, slender Japanese variety that produces fruit up to 16”... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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Little Sailor Eggplant

EG188
75-80 days. Rather early type as you might expect from this variety that... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
Eggplant Rotonda Bianca Sfumata

Rotonda Bianca Sfumata Eggplant

EG116
120 days. This beautiful, round, white eggplant is shaded with rose-pink... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Kazakhstan Eggplant

Kazakhstan Eggplant

EG170
Seed collected at a state-run market in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan, by A.T. Whittemore,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
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Thai Round Purple Eggplant

EG150
An attractive, productive variety. Pretty, grape candy colored fruits are... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
 
 
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