Botanical Interests Seeds, Eggplant, Black Beauty
Solanum melongena. USDA organic. Warm season. 80 days from transplanting after last chance of spring frost. Heirloom: Very handsome one to three pound, glossy, deep purple fruits keep well and have superb flavor. A beautiful vegetable with lovely lavender blossoms, Black Beauty is pretty enough to grow in the flower garden. Homegrown eggplant is far superior to store bought. Outstanding when harvested at their succulent peak, the skin is tender, so no need to peel it. A widely used international food; there are countless recipes from Italy to China to Russia and beyond. This packet yields approximately 25 plants when started indoors. We are dedicated to inspiring & educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside. More info inside. No GMOs. All our seeds are untreated. www.botanicalinterests.com. Certified organic by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture. Illustrated by Carolyn Crawford.