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Solanum melongena 'Black Beauty'

  • Eggplant 'Black Beauty' is a vegetable in the Edibles line of our One Earth program.
  • Introduced in 1910, Eggplant 'Black Beauty' is a deep violet to black colored eggplant that produces rich flavored fruits that store well.

Interesting Notes:

Eggplant 'Black Beauty' may be staked like tomatoes to keep fruit straight.
Harvest Eggplant 'Black Beauty' at a desirable size (4-5" diameter) and often to encourage more production.

Color: Violet


  • Great Foliage
  • Culinary
  • Climbing

Combo Usage:

  • Spiller (edges, cascade)


  • One Earth Edibles


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2