The Black Beauty eggplant, an heirloom that is the most common and probably the most popular eggplant variety grown in North America.
It was introduced by Burpee in the early 1900s and rapidly replaced most of the heirlooms of its day. Its popularity has not waned ever since.
It is basically the quintessential eggplant for most Italian - American cuisines. Similar varieties include Black Bell and Black Magic.
Start seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before planting outdoors.
Maturity at 75- 80 days from transplant.
Germination from seed 10 - 14 days.
Color - Black / Purple
Average Plant Height - 3 to 4 feet tall
Spacing - 24-36"
Spread - 12-16"
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 11
Fruit Size Up to 8 inches long
Above Average Yields - * Stake the plant early in the season to support the full weight
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