Eggplant Little Fingers

Eggplant

March 8, 2014 @ 9:12 pm

Eggplant is a warm season vegetable with attractive leaves and flowers.  Two of our varieties are naturally non-bitter (Little Fingers/Rosa Bianca)  Love traditional Italian eggplant? Soak in salt water to take out the bitterness before you cook.  All are short-season varieties.

 

Varieties:

  • Dusky: (60 days) Traditional Italian eggplant type that is extra early.  Approx size is 3″ x 6″
  • Little Fingers: (68 days) Slim 6” fruit is produced in clusters on this Asian eggplant.  Spineless for easy picking.
  • Rosa Bianca: (75-90 days) Non-bitter Italian heirloom.  Offers meaty and mild 5” light pink/white skinned fruit on 30” plants.
Eggplant Little Fingers
Little Fingers
Eggplant Rosa Bianca
Rosa Bianca
Photo Courtesy Genesis via BHC
Dusky
Dusky
Photo Courtesy Ivy Garth