Originating in Sicily, this is a favorite for chefs and gardeners for its unique coloring and rich tender flesh. Bell shaped fruits are 4-6″ long and 5-7″ in diameter.
Eggplants require rich well-draining soil. As a warm season annual, these thrive once early cool temps and all chance of frost have passed. To harvest eggplant, use a sharp knife to cut the green stem above the fruit.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): Annual
- Exposure: Full Sun