Chinese Eggplant


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Chinese Eggplant is a variety of Long Purple eggplant that has a shiny soft-purple sheen, thinner skin, and fewer seeds, making it ideal for stir-fry cooking. It is widely popular in Szechuan cuisine as its mild flavor pairs well with strong flavors and spices. Chinese Eggplant also makes an excellent supplement to vegetarian and vegan diets. It boasts a variety of health benefits, including high amounts of dietary fiber, potassium, and B vitamins.

Species Eggplant, Chinese Long Purple
Vegetable Size 8-10 inches long, 2 inches wide

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Country of Origin

United States


Full Sun, Partial Shade

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Planting Instructions:

Plant 1/4 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring in at least 70F temperature soil.

Within-Row Spacing 2-3 feet
Between-Row Spacing 3-4 feet

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 2 mg 0%
Potassium 188 mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 4.8 g 1%
Dietary fiber 2.5 g 10%
Sugar 2.9 g
Protein 0.8 g 1%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.