• Millionaire Purple. This variety is long and skinny, bearing slender 8-inch fruits with light to dark purple skin. • Black Beauty. This is the commonly known variety that has been grown for over a century.• Gretel. This variety is a 2005 all American winner that produces white fruits.
•Millionaire, Easter egg – They mature in 50 to 55 days•Tango, Calliope, Dusky, and Epic – These take 60 to 64 days to mature.•Black bell, Casper, black magic, Ichiban, Fairy tale, Nadia, Little fingers, Slim Jim, Orient Charm, and Snowy – Take 65 to 72 days to mature.•Black beauty, Classic, Burpee Hybrid, Santana, Ghostbuster, and Rosa Bianca – These take 73 to 80 days to mature.
Eggplants fruits taste the best when harvested before they reach full maturity. When they are ready for harvest, the skin will have a glossy look, the flesh will be cream coloured, and the seeds will not be fully developed or very small.