Black Beauty Eggplant
Solanum melongena var esculentum
Black Beauty Eggplant (80 days)
Was also known as "Imperial Black Beauty".
Introduced by Burpee Seed in 1902.
Black Beauty has large, jet-black fruits that are egg-shaped and weigh 1-3 pounds.
Fruits set freely and quickly, so that the entire crop can be gathered before the frost. The best early market variety.
Remember to germinate seeds at about 70 degrees in the greenhouse or inside. Transplant when all danger of frost has passed.
Recommended by the Following State Universities or Ag Extension Offices as a variety that performs well for their region. CA, FL, TX
Only 2 sprouted in a caged pot. Disappointed but not Discouraged.