Eggplants come in all shapes, sizes and colors and are prized in the
Indian kitchen. These scrumptious eggplants are easy to grow and are
great in curries, roasted as in baingan bhartha,
coated in chick pea flour and deep fried as a pakora. Known in Hindi
as baingan, in Indian-English as
brinjals, and in England as aubergines, it will do well in your garden if
you can grow tomatoes.
||#455-RATNA: is early maturing, and very productive. Dark purple,
can be harvested while small or large. Approximately 100-120 seeds.
long and slightly thick. High yielding. Approximately 100-120 seeds. $2.49
||#450 RHIM JHIM:
Oval to round
purple fruit with thin white
stripes running lengthwise resembling the driving rain. This striking
beauty also has excellent flavor. Approximately 100-120 seeds. $2.49
||#467-BLACK BEAUTY The fruits average 8 inches long and 3-1/2 inches wide. The
fruits are 1 to 3 pounds in size. Tolerant to Tobacco Mosaic virus. The flesh is
pale yellow, and ideal for breading and frying. 73-85 days to harvest.
Approximately 100-120 seeds. 99¢
Light purple, long shape - 50 days maturity - excellent high yielding variety
for fresh market. Around 20 cm in length. Approximately 100-120
65 days – F1 hybrid. Long pure white teardrop shaped,
bitter-free eggplants, 7 in/17 cm in length, 2 ¾ in/7 cm wide with a
green calyx. Plants are resistant to Tobacco Mosaic Virus.
Good foliage cover. Excellent variety. 20 seeds per packet.
F1 Hybrid that is long, waxy and green. Matures in 50 days. Approximately
EGGPLANT COLLECTIONS Price at $5.00 per collection (no
#461 COLLECTION #1: 1 EA OF BALI, HARI AND RATNA
#462 COLLECTION #2: 1 EA OF HARI, BLACK BEAUTY AND SHYAMALA
#463 COLLECTION #3: 1 EA OF RATNA, SHYAMALA, AND BALI.
Growth and Culture
- This member of the nightshade family originated in India and spread to
- Eggplants are heat-loving plants that require a warm growing season. They
enjoy daytime temperatures of 80-90°F and a night temperature of 70°F.
- Best started indoors 6-8 weeks prior to the last frost. Space plants
12-18 inches between plants in the garden.
- Harvest when the skin is smooth and shiny.