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The black beauty variety produces dark shiny pear shaped fruits in abundance. Fruits are approximately 15cm by 12cm. Introduced in 1910 and often considered an hierloom variety. Fruits held clear of the ground by sturdy plants. Open pollinated variety meaning polinated naturally by wind, insects and birds rather than self polinating.
Very reliable variety that produces high yields of slender dark fruits. Plants are large and sturdy enabling them to hold up fruits well. Early maturing variety that is able to tolerate lower temperatures than other varieties. Limit to 8 fruits per plant for best results. Definately the variety of choice for first time aubergine/eggplant growers.