Lake Valley Seed

Organic Eggplant Black Beauty Heirloom

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Eggplant, Black Beauty-Organic Heirloom

Item 4057

Solanum melongena

Black Beauty is known for its large, plump fruits. Easy to grow. Use for grilling with a little olive oil, soups, stews and in stir-fry.

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 36″ (91cm)

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Plant in rich, deep, moist soil in late spring when temperatures are consistently above 65°F. Or start indoors two weeks before last spring frost. Eggplant likes warmth and will be slow to develop in cooler temperatures. Water consistently.

Harvest fruits when they reach full size (4-5″ ) and are deep purple in color.