A warm-season crop, is among the easiest veggies to grow. It also ranks among the most beautiful, and the prettiest rarely makeit to the supermarket - smooth, glossy
globes, teardrops, half-moons or eggs in pink, green, yellow, white,
lavender, violet and multicolors.
Difficulty:Moderately Easy-
Instructions: Things Choose the sunniest site you can find for eggplant. Soil should be fertile, well-drained and rich in organic matter, with a pH of 5.8 to 6.8. Eggplant also needs a lot of
calcium, so add lime to the soil before you plant. transplant
them to the garden when all danger of frost has passed and the soil temp. has reached 60ยบ.






Black Beauty Eggplant

-80 days. This variety is nearly 100 years old, and still well loved as the classic big-fruited black eggplant. Glossy fruits become quite large, well shaped, and perfect for slicing and grilling or eggplant Parmesean.

Ichiban -Eggplant

-68 days. Long, slender deep purple, almost black, of Asian origin,

and have wonderful, mild flavor, perfect for Oriental dishes or

simply splitting and grilling or roasting. Very productive and feature foliage with a purple tinge as well as fruit with a purple calyx.


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