ORGANIC Eggplant Black Beauty 20 Seeds

Solanum melongena


The fruits are dark purple and glossy with an excellent flavour. Fruits are 25 cm long and may weigh up to 1 kg. Black Beauty is a reliable early and prolific bearer. Days to harvest:73 - 80

Some varieties with slim, long fruit such as Asian Bride produce their fruit earlier. Mulch well and keep well watered. May need staking

Culinary hints - cooking and eating Eggplant

Cut and use the same day if possible.
Slice, no need to peel, and fry in olive oil.
Brush with oil and grill or bake.
Or microwave, plain, for about 4 minutes on high.
Makes a good substitute for pasta in lasagne or moussaka.
Can be smoked over a gas ring or barbecue, cooled and peeled and used to make dips. 

  • Sow Moderate Climate: Oct-Dec
  • Sow Warm Climate: Sep-Feb
  • Sow Sub-Tropical Climate: Aug-Mar
  • Sow Tropical Climate: All Year Round
  • Sowing Method: Sow Direct or Raise Seedlings
  • Depth: 5mm
  • Row Spacing: 80-100cm
  • Plant Spacing: 50-75cm
  • Soil Temp: 20-25 °C
  • Emerge: 10-20 Days
  • Harvest: 90-120 Day

(OrgEggpBB20)

SKU OrgEggpBB20
Unit Of Measure ea

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