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McKenzie Seed – Eggplant Black Beauty

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McKenzie Seed – Eggplant Black Beauty


Produces large 0.5-1.4 kg (1-3 lbs), glossy, dark purple fruit. Compact plants grow 53-75 cm (20-30″) tall and can produce 12 fruit per plant. The thin-skinned, creamy textured fruit with a mild flavor is a favorite for Mediterranean-style cooking.



Seed Type: Heirloom

Product Weight: 200 milligrams / approximately 40-45 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Tender, rich, and full eggplant flavor

Days to Harvest: 80 days (after transplanting outdoors)

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4″)

Seed Spacing: 5 cm (2″)

Row Spacing: 60 cm (24″)

Plant Spacing: 45 cm (18″)

Planting Instructions: Start indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost.

Preparation Ideas: Popular in mediterranean dishes.