Eggplant Seeds - Black Egg

Eggplant Seeds - Black Egg

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Packet $6.09
1 Ounce $60.89 ($60.89/ounce)
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  • Japanese variety of palm-shaped fruits
  • Wonderful flavor
  • Unique shape and color!
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 5 to 7 inches
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright

Flavor Profile Mild; Sweet
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Greenhouse, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding

About Eggplant Seeds - Black Egg

Solanum melongena

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Fitting nicely in the palm of your hand, Black Egg Eggplants create small and delectable fruits, unlike the big, meaty and tasteless varieties you see in the supermarket. A Japanese heritage variety, it is the perfect slicing eggplant. Bushes grow up to 3' tall, and are covered in goose-egg sized purple gems.

Planting Information

Planting Eggplant Seeds - Black Egg

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Eggplant Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 152
1 Ounce 7,200