Ripening

The fruits are harvested just as they reach full size, while their skin is still shiny. If the skin has turned dull and the seeds are brown it is too old.

Plants/person:

2.0

Yield/plant:

2.0-4.0lbs

Yield/sq. ft.:

0.5-2.0lbs

Fruit Size:

5.0"

Exterior Color:

Light Pink-Lavender and White

Interior Color:

Off-white

Nutrition:

Eggplant is a good source of vitamins B1, B6 and potassium and also contains copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, and folic acid. The skin contains Nasunin, a powerful antioxidant and free-radical scavenger.