Organic Listada de Gandia Eggplant $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Listada de Gandia is a treasure. This prized variety bears sweet, tender, thin-skinned, stunning eggplant. It likely originated in Spain (its name translates as “Grown in Spain”), where it is still revered today. The small 14" plants produce heavy yields of high-quality, 8" oval white fruits with purple stripes and mild white flesh. The variety thrives in very hot weather. 80-90 days from transplant. ±5,600 seeds/oz. Organic Small plants grow to 14 inches Oval 8 inch fruit Thin-skinned fruit Heavy yields Thrives in hot weather 80-90 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - Start eggplant indoors 6-9 weeks before the average last frost. Soak seeds first to encourage germination and then sow ¼" deep. Using bottom heat for a week to 10 days will help with sprouting. Transplant in warm soil in a location that gets 8-10 hours of direct sun each day. If growing eggplant in raised beds or containers, keep the plants well-watered. Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost Germinate for 14 Days Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Diamond Eggplant $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Known for excellent texture and flavor, this variety bears dark-purple eggplants with green-tinted flesh that are 9" long and 3" in diameter. The fruits are borne in clusters of four to six on 2'-tall plants, disease-resistant, and rarely bitter. Seed Savers Exchange collected the variety from Ukraine in 1993. 70 days from transplant. ±6,500 seeds/oz. Organic & Open-Pollinated Excellent texture and flavor, rarely bitter Disease resistant Fruits grow up to 9 inches long in clusters of 4-6 Dark purple skin and pale green flesh 70 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - Start eggplant indoors 6-9 weeks before the average last frost. Soak seeds first to encourage germination and then sow ¼" deep. Using bottom heat for a week to 10 days will help with sprouting. Transplant when the soil has warmed in a location that gets 8-10 hours of direct sun. If growing eggplant in raised beds or containers, keep the plants well-watered. Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost Germinate for 14 Days Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Pingtung Long Eggplant $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This versatile variety matures earlier than most and is a perfect choice to use in an appetizer or side dish. A beautiful eggplant from Pingtung, Taiwan, with slender fruits that grow up to 12" long with shiny, dark-lavender skin. Produces very well, even in very hot weather. Hardy, vigorous, and disease-resistant plants. 65-75 days from transplant. ±8,000 seeds/oz. Organic Slender fruits grow up to 12 inches Fruits have dark lavender skin Disease resistant plants 65-75 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors once the danger of frost has passed and soil is warm. Using landscape fabric or black plastic can accelerate growth and productivity in cooler climates. Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost Germinate for 14 Days Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Louisiana Green Oval Eggplant $3.25 $3.75
SOLD OUT - The Seed Savers Exchange - This productive variety bears large, green, and oval-shaped fruit with an excellent, sweet flavor. Fruits are borne singly, have faint purple stripes, and mature in color from green to yellow. Mature plants reach 1.5-2' tall and bear fruits that grow 5-7" long and 3-4" wide and weigh 11-15 ounces. Long popular on the Exchange, this variety was acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in the 1980s from Gleckler’s Seedsmen of Ohio. 90-100 days. Organic From the Collection Plants will grow to 1.5-2 feet tall Oval shaped fruit 5-7 inches long Sweet flavor Productive variety Thrives in hot weather 90-100 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet   Instructions - Start eggplant indoors 6-9 weeks before the average last frost. Soak seeds first to encourage germination and then sow ¼" deep. Using bottom heat for a week to 10 days will help with sprouting. Transplant in warm soil in a location that gets 8-10 hours of direct sun each day. If growing eggplant in raised beds or containers, keep the plants well-watered. Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost Germinate for 14 Days Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Florida High Bush Eggplant, 1900 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This prolific eggplant was a standard market variety bred in Florida in the early 1900s for the commercial trade. Vigorous, upright, well-branched plants bear high-quality fruits continuously throughout the season, and their large purple-black pear-shaped eggplants are held high off the ground. Disease- and drought-resistant. 75-85 days from transplant. ±6,700 seeds/oz. Well-branched plants bear fruit high off the ground Pear-shaped fruit with purple-black skin Disease and drought resistant 75-85 days from transplant 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors once the danger of frost has passed and soil is warm. Using landscape fabric or black plastic can accelerate growth and productivity in cooler climates. Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost Germinate for 14 Days Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Purple Pickling Eggplant $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Traditional Italian variety used for making eggplant relish or for fresh eating. Pear-shaped fruits (up to 8" long) are borne in abundance on purple-stemmed thornless plants. 90 days from transplant. ±6,000 seeds/oz. Organic Pear-shaped fruits grow up to 8 inches Purple stems Thornless 90 days from transplant 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors once the danger of frost has passed and soil is warm. Using landscape fabric or black plastic can accelerate growth and productivity in cooler climates. Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost Germinate for 14 Days Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Thai Green Eggplant $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - From Thailand; long slender 12" fruits have tender light green skin that does not require peeling. Fine quality mild white flesh absorbs flavors well. Prolific and drought resistant. 70-80 days from transplant. Organic Slender fruits grow to 12 inches Tender, green skin Mild white flesh Drought resistant 70-80 days from transplant 50 Seeds per pack Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors once the danger of frost has passed and soil is warm. Using landscape fabric or black plastic can accelerate growth and productivity in cooler climates. Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost Germinate for 14 Days Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Casper Eggplant $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Our favorite white variety for fresh eating in the early summer. Compact plants produce snow-white 6" by 2" diameter fruits with mild flesh. Peeling is not necessary if eaten when small. 70 days from transplant. ±6,500 seeds/oz. Compact plants Fruits have snow-white skin and flesh Best if eaten when the fruit is small 70 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors once the danger of frost has passed and soil is warm. Using landscape fabric or black plastic can accelerate growth and productivity in cooler climates. Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost Germinate for 14 Days Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
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