Eggplant-Black Beauty Italian
Eggplant-Black Beauty Italian

Eggplant-Black Beauty Italian

Brand: Whitwam Organics
Item Number: 3060-01

Regular price $3.75 On Sale

Estimated Arrival: Between May 13 and May 18. * ETA for USA only

Egg Plant-Black Beauty Italian

Solanum melongena

It is a gorgeous purple-black fruit that can be easily grown at home for freshest flavor. This plant belongs to Australia, New Zealand, U.K, South Asia, Malaysia and South Africa, but grows great throughout the US. Along with tomatoes, potatoes, and peppers, eggplant belongs to the Solanacea family of plants. They are a great source of minerals and vitamins such as folic acids, fibers, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, niacin, thiamine, vitamin C, B-6, K and more. Here in Central Florida, these Eggplants do best when the weather is comfortable outside.They are a bit of a Goldielocks plant.

Days to germination

 7-14 days

Days to maturity

80 days

Life cycle

Perennial but commonly grown as annual

Plant time

Winter and Late Summer

Spacing

24-36 inches

Sun

Full sun

Soil temperature

70-80

Optimum soil P.H

6.2-6.8

Height

3-4 feet tall

Harvest

Late Spring/early summer and Early to late Fall

Egg Plant-Black Beauty Italian

Solanum melongena

It is a gorgeous purple-black fruit that can be easily grown at home for freshest flavor. This plant belongs to Australia, New Zealand, U.K, South Asia, Malaysia and South Africa, but grows great throughout the US. Along with tomatoes, potatoes, and peppers, eggplant belongs to the Solanacea family of plants. They are a great source of minerals and vitamins such as folic acids, fibers, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, niacin, thiamine, vitamin C, B-6, K and more. Here in Central Florida, these Eggplants do best when the weather is comfortable outside.They are a bit of a Goldielocks plant.

Days to germination

 7-14 days

Days to maturity

80 days

Life cycle

Perennial but commonly grown as annual

Plant time

Winter and Late Summer

Spacing

24-36 inches

Sun

Full sun

Soil temperature

70-80

Optimum soil P.H

6.2-6.8

Height

3-4 feet tall

Harvest

Late Spring/early summer and Early to late Fall