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Solanum melongena 'Orient Express'

  • Eggplant 'Orient Express' is a vegetable in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • A violet to black colored variety, Eggplant 'Orient Express' is a high-yielding, great performing, early variety.
  • Eggplant 'Orient Express' is a delicately flavored variety that is quick cooking.

Interesting Notes:

Eggplant 'Orient Express' is ready up to two weeks before other varieties, yielding long (8-10"), Oriental style, glossy violet to black fruit.
A great performer regardless of the weather, Eggplant 'Orient Express' has the ability to produce fruit both in cool weather as well as under heat stress.

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