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.

 
 
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
 
eg150

Thai Round Purple Eggplant EG150

An attractive, productive variety. Pretty, grape candy colored fruits are... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
eg145

Red Ruffled Eggplant EG145

Also known as ‘Hmong Red’, this bitter-tasting Asian variety is used in... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
eg142

Red China Eggplant EG142

One of the most ornamental of all eggplants, the upright plants produce... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Cookstown Orange

Cookstown Orange Eggplant EG173

Tomato-shaped fruits start out green, eventually turning a gorgeous red-orange... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Nipple Fruit Eggplant

Nipple Fruit Eggplant EG135

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

Cannibal Tomato Eggplant EG153

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

Black Stem Eggplant EG168

This ornamental variety is grown for its stunning black stems and red,... 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
         
 
 
$3.00
 
eg141

Lao White Eggplant EG141

White, 2” ball-shaped fruit turn deep yellow as they ripen; a colorful... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
seal

Homsi Eggplant EG185

Large fruits, to about 5 inches in length, are predominantly a lavender... 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
 
eg154

Gbogname Eggplant EG154

An ancient vegetable from Togo, West Africa. The young, green leaves are... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
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
 
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
 
Arumugam's Eggplant

Arumugam's Eggplant EG149

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

Thai Yellow Egg Eggplant EG122

Famous in Thailand, the egg-sized fruit are picked when they are bright... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Round Mauve Eggplant

Round Mauve Eggplant EG130

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

Tadifi Eggplant EG180

80 days. Gorgeous little market variety, originally collected in the market... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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
 
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
 
Rotonda Bianca Sfumata Eggplant

Rotonda Bianca Sfumata Eggplant EG116

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

Bangladeshi Long Eggplant EG146

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