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.
Named after its town of origin in Taiwan, this slender violet-purple eggplant becomes at least 12 inches long and has an excellent, mild flavor and tender white flesh. Produces continuous, large harvests despite summer heat and humidity. 65 days.
This beautiful eggplant is spherical, about 4 inches across, with rosy-lavender thin skin and a pure white interior. We love to cook with this variety as its size is ample without being overwhelming, and the flesh is mild and meaty with absolutely no trace of bitterness. Earliness and great productivity add to the attributes of this terrific eggplant. 65 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.
Large size and lovely pink-lavender skin is part of what make Rosita special. Another characteristic is some of the whitest, mildest flesh of any eggplant available. Large fruits have a teardrop shape and become 8 to 9 inches long. Developed in Puerto Rico in the 1940’s. 70 days.
Round, deep-violet fruit comes from Tuscany and is an Italian heirloom. Eggplant are about the size of a Rosa Bianca, but are a beautiful jewel-toned purple with white, mild-tasting flesh inside. This very productive variety offers wonderful color and shape for the eggplant grower. 73 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.
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.