Eggplant, New York Improved
A truly beautiful heirloom eggplant with a shiny, black skin that looks like a classic market eggplant. New York Improved provides deep, dense flesh and plenty of fruit on each hearty plant, which stands up well under the weight of it fruit. New York Improved's heritage harkens back to the mid 1800s in New York. This heirloom provides the most eggplant per plant on the list.
Eggplant: Eggplants are a fantastic garden staple, with varieties from all over the world! Eggplants love our warmer summer and thrive when its hot.
Growing Tips: Eggplants like fertile, well drained soil so don’t skimp on the compost before it comes time to plant. Give eggplants a good 18 inches of space between them as the plants can get quit large. Eggplants also benefit from staking to help them support the large fruits they will make later in the season.