Eggplant Black Beauty

Solanum melongena
  • Large black/purple fruit growing to 16cm by 13cm
  • Very popular
  • Aubergine

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

Eggplant Black Beauty

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

Perennial grown as an annual in cool climates. Very popular variety. Bushy spreading plant that produces smooth, rounded, black/purple fruit growing to 16 by 13cm. Heavy cropping variety bearing large purple pear-shaped fruits. Commonly used in stews, sauces, baked, fried, stuffed and grilled. Eggplant is also known as "Aubergine". Black Beauty eggplant is a hit with gardeners who want an eggplant variety that produces deep, purple, plump fruit earlier than most other varieties. It's a prolific producer with tender, flavourful fruit that grows for the whole season.

Planting Guide

Method: Direct or Seedling Trays
Planting Depth: 5mm
Best Planting Season/s: , ,
Germination: 10 to 14 days at 24-32C
Life Cycle: Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing: 80cm
Plant Spacing: 70cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 70-85 days
Other: Plants may need staking. Picking regularly encourages more fruit. Can be grown as a perennial in warm climates
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