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.

 
 
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Thai White Ribbed Eggplant EG147

85 days. The most unique-looking of the Thai eggplants, these are pure... 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
 
Kashmiri Brinjal Eggplant

Kashmiri Brinjal Eggplant EG193

80 days. Oval to elongated fruits in clear shades of lavender to pink.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Rosso di Rotonda Eggplant

Melanzane Rosso Di Rotonda EG199

(S. aethiopicum) 80 days Fruits are oblate, smooth and mature to a brilliant... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
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
 
Rayada

Rayada Eggplant EG178

80 days—An excellent introduction from the Puerto Rico Experiment Station... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Japanese Pickling Eggplant

Japanese Pickling Eggplant EG161

A beautiful, long, slender Japanese variety that produces fruit up to 16”... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Foo Chow Round Eggplant

Foo Chow Round Eggplant EG195

Nearly spherical fruits are large and very lovely— white with lavender... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
tsakonike eggplant

Tsakoniki Eggplant EG203

80 days. Elongated fruits are slightly curved, run to about 7” long. Fruits... 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
 
Korean Red Eggplant

Korean Red Eggplant EG171

Rounded bush to 3 feet tall, yields tender, sweet green fruits very early... 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
 
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
 
Jade Sweet Eggplant

Jade Sweet Eggplant EG181

77 days. Skin is an attractive soft green. Blocky-shaped fruits keep good... 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
 
Syrian Stuffing Eggplant

Syrian Stuffing Eggplant EG184

Another treasure received from our Syrian friend, Ragad Khorani. This one... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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Thai Lavender Frog Egg Eggplant EG186

80 days. Collected by the Gettles in central Thailand, where the natives... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
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
 
New York Eggplant

New York Improved Eggplant EG192

75 days. Large black fruit produced on compact plants. The tasty flesh... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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Ronde De Valence Eggplant EG162

Lovely, black fruit are almost perfectly round in shape and the size of... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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
 
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
 
Edirne Purple Striped Eggplant

Edirne Purple Striped Eggplant EG160

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

Applegreen Eggplant EG103

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