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Eggplant Seeds - Black Beauty

Eggplant Seeds - Black Beauty

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $31.49 32% Savings
1 Pound $70.39 ($4.39/ounce) 62% Savings
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  • Classic, deep purple skin with an excellent flavor
  • Classic Heirloom Eggplant
  • Excellent flavor
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 1 to 3 pounds, 4 to 8 inches
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright

Flavor Profile Mild; Slightly Sweet; Earthy; Hint of Bitterness
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Greenhouse, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding
Plant Resistance Blossom End Scar

About Eggplant Seeds - Black Beauty

Solanum melongena

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

As beautiful as it is delicious - the Black Beauty Eggplant (also sometimes referred to as "Imperial Black Beauty") is the classic heirloom eggplant that has set the standard for over a century. Black beauty will typically yield 4 - 6 fruits per plant. Plant Black Beauty Eggplant seeds indoors or out for a bountiful harvest.

Planting Information

Planting Eggplant Seeds - Black Beauty

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
1/4 Pound 28,800
1 Pound 115,200

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