- Best Seller
- Excellent texture and flavor, rarely bitter
- Disease resistant
- Fruits grow up to 9 inches long in clusters of 4-6
- Dark purple skin and pale green flesh
- 70 days from transplant
- ±6,500 seeds/oz
These dark purple beauties with green tinted flesh are slender, 9 inches by 3 inches in diameter. Deep eggplant flavor, texture, firm flesh, and rarely bitter. The fruits are borne in clusters of 4-6 on two-foot tall plants, are disease-resistant, and rarely bitter. Seed Savers Exchange collected the variety from the Ukraine in 1993. 70 days from transplant. ±6,500 seeds/oz.
Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors once danger of frost has passed and soil is warm. Using landscape fabric or black plastic can accelerate growth and productivity in cooler climates.