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Italian Eggplant Varieties to Grow on the Farm or Garden

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The best Italian eggplant varieties to grow at home. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.

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If you’re in the market for some fun new seeds to add to your garden, consider popular Italian eggplant varieties to shake things up a bit!

  • Galene’ is an Italian eggplant variety that is known for its exceptionally high yields.
  • Nadia’ is another excellent option. A traditional black Italian eggplant, it is slightly larger than Galene, producing fruits up to 8-inches long. It’s another great pick for northern gardeners since it has the ability to set fruit even when the weather is chilly.
  • Jaylo’ is one of the best Italian eggplant cultivars for greenhouse growers.
  • ‘Dancer’ has semi-cylindrical fruits that are up to 8-inches long and 4-inches wide. These eggplants are mild, not bitter at all, but they are colored a deep pink instead of the traditional dark purple.
  • Beatrice’ eggplants are a bit shorter and squatter than other Italian eggplants.
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Most varieties of Italian eggplant are ready to harvest in just 70 days. Consult your seed packet for more specific information.

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Italian Eggplant Varieties to Grow on the Farm or Garden