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Shikou Hybrid Eggplant

Slender Asian eggplant is 6 to 8 inches long and dark purple with a purple calyx to match. Very few seeds, tender skin, and white flesh make this eggplant easy to prepare. No peeling or salting is necessary and fruit can be easily sliced and sauteed, stir-fried, or cooked on the grill. The Japanese word Shikou means “supreme” and we think that is a fitting name for this very high-quality eggplant. Medium-sized plants are quite productive. 70 days.

From $4.45 for Pack (30 seeds)
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Florida High Bush Eggplant

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.

From $3.55 for Pack (30 seeds)
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Black Beauty Eggplant

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.

From $3.15 for Pack (30 seeds)
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Little Fingers Eggplant

These little eggplants grow in clusters of 3 or more slim fruit, and can be harvested when no longer than your little finger. However, you can also let them grow longer at no sacrifice to their mild, sweet taste. 68 days.

From $3.65 for Pack (30 seeds)
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