Eggplants/Tomatillos - 2017
Note: This list is what
we're hoping to have for the plant sale. Depending on
factors such as germination rates and weather will
determine the number of plants we will have.
||Classic big-fruited black eggplant is nearly 100 yrs old.
Glossy fruits become quite large but are well shaped, and
perfect for slicing into thick eggplant steaks for grilling
or eggplant Parmesan. 80 days.
||Purple Slim sixteen inch fruit are light lavender. Mild,
sweet and tender with good yields. 65 days.
||Upright, slender purple, high yield oriental type.
8oz. 61 days.
||Oval to elongated fruits in clear
shades of lavender to pink. Fruits reach 4-6 inches in
length. 80 days.
|Listada de Gandia
||Rich purple striping on creamy white skin. Teardrop
to round shape with fruit that can grow to 6 inches long.
Mild white flesh is delicious and sweet. 75 days.
||Pale lavender skin, 9-12" long. Mild tasting white
flesh. 65 days.
||Glossy dark purple-black skin and outstanding fruit
and great production qualities. 70 days.
||Long Slender violet-purple eggplant 12” long. Excellent
mild flavor and tender white flesh. Continuous harvests
in summer heat and humidity. 65 days.
||Tuscan heirloom. Round, deep violet fruit. Beautiful
jewel-toned purple. Very productive. 73 days.
||White with soft lavender streaks. White flesh,
no bitterness. An Italian heirloom. 75 days.
||Lavender-pink teardrop shape fruit with white shoulders.
Sweet, mild flesh. 75 days.
|Thai Long Green
||Heirloom from Thailand, very mild and sweet. 10-12"
long, lime green. 85 days.
|Violette di Firenze
||Violet fruits rimmed with white at the calyx. Large,
heavy fruit is about five inches long and nealy as wide.
Mild flesh and heavy crops. 85 days.
||Purple fruit with white streaks. Delicate, sweet
flavor. From Leonidio, Greece. 75 days.
|Violette Longue Hative
||Early long purple. Standard choice in France. 70 days.
||White fruit with creamy, dense flesh. Sweet flavor. 5-6
inches long. 70 days.
||Incredibly large, productive. Apple-green fruit with
papery husk splits open as tomatillos mature and turn
yellow-green. Bright green stage for the tartest flavor.
|De Milpa OG
||Mexican heirloom. Small to medium round fruits store
fresh for several weeks. Portions of the fruits blush
with purple. 80 days.
||Giant Green 3-4 inch fruit from seed originally saved
from Plaza Latina Market in Eugene, Oregon. 80 days.
||Flavor is sweet yet tart and wonderful in green Mexican
salsa and other Mexican and Southwestern dishes. 75 days.