Our Very First Eggplant From the Garden this Year!!!

Eggplant are almost too pretty to eat!! However, they are delicious as well!

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This variety is Listada De Gandia (Solanum melongena). Introduced in France from Spain circa 1850. The fruit get 8″ long on 2 foot plants. This delicious variety thrives in hot weather!

Presently I am growing Listada De Gandia in the  hoop house which easily gets to 100° (F) and over.

Papa

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