HEIRLOOM. From 1902, it remains a standard worldwide for large-fruited black eggplant.
Over 100 years old, this 1902 Burpee introduction was an immediate hit because the plants ripened perfect fruits dramatically earlier than other varieties. It became the common market eggplant of today. Harvested fresh, however, makes all the difference.Purple-black egg-shaped fruit with glossy skin. (BES) Extra Large size and superior quality, thick walled.