This is now a somewhat neglected eggplant bush that is about 4’ high and 6’ wide. It looks kind of bad now, but it’s been producing going on four years now and as soon as I prune it some and fertilize it some (organically), I think it will start producing again.
This last season it produced fruit abundantly. I was a little afraid to let them grow as big as they did (the size of a child’s head), but they were still tender and flavorful. It wasn’t really bothered too much by pests or disease and I didn’t really feed it and hardly watered it. I can’t wait to see what this year brings!
15 Jan 2013
Blooming day 927
My eggplant plant is blooming again like crazy. I have so many eggplants growing!
15 Dec 2012
Blooming day 896
I love growing eggplant! One plant is all you need. My eggplant bush is loaded with eggplant blossoms right now. They’re so pretty!
29 Nov 2011
Blooming day 514
This same plant is still producing! It’s growing in a 24" pot. After neglecting it I trimmed it back, watered, etc.& its blooming again!
06 Nov 2011
Reviewed day 491
My Black Beauty Eggplant has been a reliable and productive part of my garden. It grew to be a bush that is about 4’ high and 6’ wide. Even though I’ve pretty much neglected it, it’s been producing going on four years now and as soon as I prune it some an
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03 Jul 2010
Transplanted day 0