Beautiful pale green round to oval fruits appear very early, and have an extremely mild flavor and white flesh. Because it is so early, Apple Green bears dependably even for gardeners in the North. Plants have a compact growth habit, but still give generous harvests of these delightful fruit. 60 days.
This variety is nearly 100 years old, and still well-loved as the classic big-fruited black eggplant. Glossy fruits become quite large but are well shaped, and perfect for slicing into thick eggplant steaks for grilling or eggplant Parmesan. 80 days.
Slender Asian type eggplant are white with faint stripes of pale lavender, as if delicately colored with a paintbrush barely dipped in paint. Fruit become about 8 inches long with white flesh and an excellent, mild flavor. Plants are compact and well-branched, bearing 2 to 3 eggplant per cluster. 65 days.
Compact plants bear lots of pure white 7-in. long eggplant with tender, mild flesh. Plants seem to perform well even in cool weather, so gardeners in short-season areas can also expect large harvests. If you have never grown white eggplant before, you will be pleasantly surprised how sweet and delicately textured they are. Let their mild flavor and meaty texture stand out in dishes where vegetables are the centerpiece. 70 days.
One of the most popular eggplants on the market. The high quality, large size, teardrop shaped fruit sport an attractive glossy black color, and are 7 inches by 3 inches. Plants average 2 feet in height and are very productive. TMV tolerant. 62 days.
ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS WINNER. Expect early harvests of these stunningly attractive, elongated lavender fruit with white stripes. The white-fleshed, non-bitter eggplant is best picked when about 4 inches long and while the skin is still shiny. Dwarf, 18 to 24 inch plants are ideal for containers as well as for planting in the garden. 50 days.
This slender Asian eggplant is one of the longest available. Its beautiful purple skin is so thin that peeling is unnecessary and creamy white flesh is reliably mild with no bitterness. Plants produce an abundance of fruit that can grow well over a foot long. Easy to grow and wonderful for grilling or adding to stir-fries. 65 days.
This is an old variety bred in Florida in the 1940’s for use in commercial fields. Named for its large upright plants that keep fruit off the ground, the truly special thing about this variety is its enormous eggplant. Glossy blackish-purple eggplants can easily become 10 inches long. Fruit sets throughout a long season and are perfect for grilling, frying, stuffing, or baking. 85 days.
AAS AWARD WINNER. The third in a series of petite varieties, these beautiful, shiny white eggplants grow in clusters on compact plants that can fit into smaller gardens or large containers. Despite its size, you can expect big harvests of these mild, tender fruit that are perfect for grilling or sauteing in olive oil. Pick eggplant at 3 to 4 inches long for the finest quality, and harvest often to encourage more fruit set. 55 days.
ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS AWARD. This gorgeous non-bitter eggplant can be harvested all the way from a tiny 2 inches up to a more mature 10 inches long, while staying mild with few seeds. Glossy, deep-purple finger-shaped eggplants appear throughout an extended season, so there is plenty of tender fruit for casseroles, grilling, or even stuffing. Compact plants grow no more than 3 feet tall. 55 days.
This Italian heirloom eggplant is rightfully considered one of the most beautiful of all eggplants for its rich purple striping on creamy white skin. It also has a graceful teardrop to round shape with fruit that can grow to 6 inches long. Mild white flesh is delicious and sweet with absolutely no hint of bitterness. 75 days.