Eggplant - Black Beauty
Black Beauty is a vigorous grower that will produce 4-6 fruits on plants that grow 24-30 inches tall. The mild flavored fruits are very dark purple, smooth, glossy, uniform excellent for slicing or stuffing.
Eggplant requires warm weather for best results so it is best not to set them out too early. Maintain good fertility during the season. Cut instead of pulling from plant to avoid injury.
Planting time - Late Spring or indoors 6-8 weeks earlier
Matures in - 80 days
Germinates in - 10 to 14 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Row spacing - 2-3 feet
Seed spacing - 1 inch
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 2 feet apart
Net weight 140 MG (Estimated 30 seeds)
Bulk Eggplant seed available.
6500 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/8oz per 100ft row.
2lbs of Eggplant seed needed per acre, 2oz needed per acre if using transplants.
Average Eggplant yield per acre - 1000 bushels
On average, 1oz of seed can produce 1500 Eggplant plants.