Black Beauty" is a Ferry Morse seed. "Black Beauty"
grows well in most areas. It produces large, glossy oblong
Eggplants with deep purple skin. The large spreading plants are
capable of producing 6 to 12 fruits on each plant.
The Bed: Add a fresh layer
of rich compost to the top soil, then till or spade the bed to
loosen the soil and work in the compost. Rake level.
How to Grow: Eggplant needs
to be started from transplants either started indoors 10 weeks
before planting or purchased at your local garden center.
transplants 18" - 24" apart in well drained soil. Rows
should be spaced 24" to 36" apart. Keep the soil moist but never soggy. Mulching Eggplant is very beneficial as
it helps to retain moisture and keep the soil at an even
Harvesting: When the fruit
is plump and firm cut the fruit from the stem. Picking all fruits
when ripe helps to increase yields.
Available Hybrids - Cultivars: Agora
68 days, Bambino 70 days, and Dusky 80 days.