Eggplant 'Black Beauty' - Non GMO
Medium early heirloom ready for harvest in 120-150 days.
Fruits are large, cylindrical shaped, dark purple, almost black colour with shiny, thin skin.
Flesh is pure white and buttery smooth, rich flavored, very delicious.
Best for fresh consumption, stews, soups, salads. Warm season annuals.
Scientific Name: Solanum melongena L.
HOW TO GROW
Growing: Planting season: Year round in warm climates (best during dry seasons); in temperate climate - spring, indoors, 2 months before the soil warms up.
Soil: Sandy, fertile, well drained, slightly acidic to neutral soil.
Sowing depth: 1cm (0.4in) deep. Spacing: place 3-4in (7-10cm) tall seedlings 24-30in (61-76cm) apart in well prepared beds.
Light: Full sun.
Watering: Regular to keep the soil moist.
Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season.