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EGGPLANT, Black Beauty

EGGPLANT, Black Beauty

Heirloom Eggplant Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 1.0g = 200 seeds )

Black Beauty Eggplant (Solanum melongena 'Black Beauty'): Rich and Flavorful Eggplants for Your Garden

Cultivate rich and flavorful eggplants in your garden with Black Beauty Eggplant (Solanum melongena 'Black Beauty'). Known for its deep purple-black glossy fruits and versatile culinary uses, this eggplant variety adds a touch of elegance to your vegetable garden. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Black Beauty Eggplant for a bountiful harvest of these delicious and visually appealing vegetables.

Key Features:

  • Deep Purple-Black Glossy Fruits: Black Beauty Eggplant is prized for its deep purple-black glossy fruits. The striking color adds visual appeal to your garden, and the glossy skin enhances the overall aesthetic of the eggplants.
  • Rich and Flavorful Flesh: Enjoy the rich and flavorful flesh of Black Beauty Eggplant. The firm texture and mild taste make it a versatile ingredient for various culinary dishes, from grilling to roasting and sautéing.
  • Compact Growth Habit: Black Beauty Eggplant has a compact growth habit, making it suitable for gardens with limited space. Plant it in containers, raised beds, or traditional garden plots for easy cultivation.
  • High-Yield Plants: Black Beauty Eggplant plants are known for their high yield of delicious 4 to 6 inch fruits. With proper care and optimal growing conditions, you can expect a prolific harvest of eggplants throughout the growing season.
  • Warm-Season Crop: Black Beauty Eggplant thrives as a warm-season crop, requiring temperatures above 70°F (21°C) for optimal growth. Planting it in the spring or early summer ensures favorable conditions for development.
  • Versatile Culinary Uses: Use Black Beauty Eggplant in a variety of culinary dishes, including eggplant Parmesan, ratatouille, and kebabs. Its versatile nature makes it a favorite in many kitchens.
  • Plant Size: Mature plants typically reach a height of 18 to 30 inches, creating a compact and visually appealing presence in your garden.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate rich and flavorful eggplants with Black Beauty Eggplant using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Black Beauty Eggplant thrives in soil that provides good drainage and essential nutrients for robust growth and fruit development.
  • Sunlight: Full sun is essential for Black Beauty Eggplant. Plant it in a location where it receives at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily to promote healthy foliage and abundant fruiting.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture for eggplants. Regular watering is crucial, especially during hot weather, to support fruit development and prevent bitterness.
  • Support: Provide support for the eggplant stems, especially when the fruits start developing. This helps prevent breakage and ensures the stability of the plants.

Experience the joy of growing and harvesting Black Beauty Eggplants in your garden. Order your seeds today and enjoy the rich and flavorful taste of homegrown eggplants in your favorite dishes.

Black Beauty Eggplant Planting Information

Days to Maturity: 90
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
6000 96000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
J7602 2024-01-31 90%