White Heirloom Eggplant?

eponacapaillAugust 31, 2007

I am looking for a suggestion for a non bitter white heirloom eggplant. The only white heirloom eggplant I have found is Litte Spooky, I have read that it has a stronger flavor than Black Beauty, but do not know if this means that it is bitter or not.

I do intend to try Rosa Bianca, but would like to know if there are any non bitter white ones to try.

Thank You!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Try cloud nine---very meaty eggplant great for casseroles. Never had a bitter tasting one. Dale

    Bookmark   September 2, 2007 at 5:13PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Baker Creek offers several white open pollinated eggplants. Whether or or not you consider them "heirlooms" depends on your definition. Most whites have a pretty mild flavor. Baker Creek cultivars: Caspa; have grown it, ok but not my cup of tea. Easter Egg, have grown it, unimpressed with quality. Lao white, Thai White Ribbed.
Sandhill Preservation has Casper, Chinese White Sword, Thai White Ribbed.

I agree that Cloud Nine is a good white eggplant, but it is a hybrid.

    Bookmark   September 3, 2007 at 8:41AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I will check Baker Creek out. Really what I want is an eggplant that I can save the seeds from and open pollinated works just fine. Thanks!

    Bookmark   September 9, 2007 at 6:30PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Heirloom tomato plants
This is my first large garden. I am not sure if I should...
What tomato is this
I planted these tomatoes from seed off one my wife...
black Siam tomato
I am growing a Black Siam Tomato this year and as with...
Ground cherry
I'm considering ordering a ground cherry from Seed...
Grocery Store Heirloom Tomatoes
Forgive me, I bought 4 of them. Not having much of...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™