Eggplants are beautiful, 1.5-3 foot bushes with 1-2 inch violet flowers and showy purple, lavender, green or white fruit. Superb in containers. Start seeds indoors about 2 months before the soil warms in your area. Plant 2-3 feet apart. Begin harvesting when fruits are about half their full size.
AMETHYST PATIO Eggplant Seeds
Flavorful, sweet and mild, brilliant deep purple, 3 ounce oval fruits on well-branched 2 foot plants. Silver foliage and purple flowers add to Amethyst's appeal, plants are attractive well before the fruit matures. Superb in containers, or the vegetable garden.
PINSTRIPE Patio Eggplant Seeds
Produces attractive, oval, purple fruits striped in cream, over a very long season. Pinstripe eggplants may be harvested at the "baby" stage, when they can be eaten whole, or allowed to fully mature to 4 ounces or more. Plants are branching and compact, with appealing silver-green foliage. Grows to 18 inches tall in containers, to 2 feet tall when planted in the vegetable garden.
EMERALD ISLE Patio Eggplant Seeds
Produces heavy crops of oval, pastel green, 2 ounce fruits veined in deep green. Plants grow to 24 inches tall and 18 inches wide, and are a great choice for containers, or the vegetable garden. Emerald Isle provides a colorful alternative to purple eggplants, and are especially tasty when added to Asian dishes.
POT BLACK Patio Eggplant Seeds
High yielding, vigorous, compact, 2 foot tall plants produce dark purple 3 ounce fruits over a very long season. Fruit can be harvested young for use as baby vegetables. Tolerates early season cool weather far better than most eggplants. An excellent performer for containers or the vegetable garden.
IVORY PATIO Eggplant Seeds
Forms compact, well-branched 18-24 inch tall plants which freely produce delicious, beautiful, white oval 3-5 inch fruits. An outstanding performer in containers or the garden.
CALLIOPE Eggplant Seeds
Oval, purple and cream-streaked, 3-4 inch bitter-free fruits. The 2-3 foot plants are extremely productive, even in Northern climates.
CLARA Eggplant Seeds
Large, white Italian eggplants grow up to 6-7 inches long. Heavy bearing and early ripening.
JAPANESE MILLIONAIRE Eggplant Seeds
Sweet and mild, brilliant black slender fruits are nearly seedless and will grow to 8 inches or more long. The fabulous flavor of 'Japanese Millionaire' make them the perfect eggplant to stir-fry.
(OP) 80 days
Bushy, spreading, 24-30 inch tall plants with 4-6 inch oval, purple-skinned fruits. High quality with a fine flavor. Yields well even in the north over a long season. Packet is 250 seeds.
ROSA BIANCA Eggplant Seeds
(OP) 75 to 80 days
Four to six inch truly egg-shaped fruits have a delicate, mild flavor and are beautifully airbrushed in rosy purple with white accents. Great for Italian and Mediterranean recipes.
LONG PURPLE Eggplant Seeds
(OP) 80 days
Long Purple is a prolific Italian heirloom eggplant from the 1870s, with especially tender skin, few seeds and long, slender shape. Best harvested when fruits are 8 to 10 inches long.
How to Plant EGGPLANT Seeds
Sow Eggplant seed in cell packs or flats 8 weeks prior to planting out in the garden. Try to keep temperature between 80-90° F. Will not germinate in cool soil. Transplant into the garden 18-24 inches apart.