Eggplants, also known as Aubergine, are a member of the Solanaceae family. Fairbanks Seeds offers a range of market-leading eggplant seeds which produce a fruit with a beautiful deep glossy purple colour and firm texture.

Found in deeply attractive colours and packed with nutrients, eggplants mainly fall into two categories- thin and elongated or teardrop shaped. It is an annual crop that thrives in warm temperatures and requires an extended growing season to achieve the best yield.

Highly rich in antioxidants and vitamins A and C, Eggplants help protect your body against cell damage.

Eggplants are versatile vegetables that can be cooked in various ways, including grilling, roasting, frying, baking, steaming, curries or pickles. They are often used in Mediterranean, Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine. Eggplants are a popular meat substitute in vegetarian or vegan dishes.