9 best varieties of eggplant for the greenhouse

Ten years ago, eggplants were a rarity in the summer cottages in the middle lane. But thanks to the work of breeders and the wide distribution of greenhouses, this culture has become popular and loved. We will talk about the best varieties for closed ground.

Greenhouse cultivation of eggplants - the only way to grow "blue" in the middle lane. Southern culture loves warm, abundant watering and needs special protection from diseases and pests. Usually for greenhouses, hybrids and varieties more durable than normal are recommended.

Most often, early and mid-season varieties are grown in greenhouses. Experienced gardeners also prefer low-growing plants, since in this case the eggplants in the greenhouse do not need to be tied up additionally. What varieties of eggplants for greenhouses can be recommended for both beginners and experienced gardeners?

This variety is distinguished by skoroplodnost and small, compact bushes with copious amounts of foliage. Fruits are oval, dark-violet with glossy shine. The flesh is almost not bitter, and the taste is pleasing with its richness and depth. The shrubs of this variety are grown by low-volume technology (growing in small containers, where peat, vermiculite, etc.) is used as a substrate, therefore it is recommended for small greenhouses. Ripe fruits are well stored and do not lose their presentation for a long time. High yield and resistance to various diseases - two more weighty arguments to positive reviews about the variety.

PurposeProductivity (kg / sq.m)Fruit weight (g)Maturation (days)Pulp color

10-12280-350100-110Greenish white

Baikal F1

The bush of this mid-season hybrid grows to impressive size, reaching 1.2 m in height. The plant is recommended for cultivation in all types of greenhouses. Fruits are pear-shaped, medium-sized, dark purple in color with a glossy surface. The flesh is medium density without bitterness. The fruit produces excellent caviar, they are pickled, salted, stewed and fried. Eggplant Baikal F1 quite resistant to various diseases and at the same time unpretentious in cultivation.

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This variety of eggplants has an unusual type of fruiting - wrist. Up to 4-6 fruits are formed on one brush, and from 50 to 100 fruits can be collected from one bush. Non-standard type of ripening determined the unusual shape of the fruit - they are elongated, oval, "acid" bright purple. Their rind is rather thin, and the flesh has a good taste. For the greenhouse variety is ideal - the bushes do not exceed 1.3 m in height. Plants are excellent against the tobacco mosaic virus and many other diseases.

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Urban F1

Large and powerful sprawling bushes of this plant will not leave anyone indifferent. They reach 3 m in height and delight the kupny fruits of a cylindrical shape and a dark purple color. The flesh is dense, when stewing and frying is not boiled soft. To get such large fruits, you need to be patient, because the variety belongs to the late ones. But ripe eggplants are stored for a rather long time and are suitable for any kind of transportation. The hybrid is resistant to the tobacco mosaic virus and some other diseases, especially if you do not violate agricultural machinery and grow it in a greenhouse.

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This late-ripening variety is loved for being equally comfortable everywhere - both in the open field, and under the film cover, and in the greenhouse. Ideal for owners of small areas. Shrubs are semi-sprawling, low, covered with large, thick pear-shaped fruits. The color of the fruit is black and purple. They tolerate adverse weather conditions. The flesh is dense and without bitterness. Disease resistance is low, therefore preventive spraying and proper care are required.

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Fabina F1

Ultra early hybrid eggplant that is grown in the greenhouse. Shrubs semi-sprawling, medium height. The fruits are cylindrical, dark purple in color, with bright glossy shine. They grow not too big, but they have a characteristic mushroom taste, which allows them to cook a lot of interesting dishes, including Caucasian ones. Fruits are well stored and do not lose their presentation for a long time. The hybrid is quite resistant to many diseases (especially verticillus), the plant rarely damages the spider mite.

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5-7180-21070-90Whitish green

Violet miracle F1

One of the most famous and common hybrids, who was loved by summer residents for their versatility. The plant perfectly feels both in an open ground, and in the greenhouse. Surprisingly, at all stages of growth, the bushes and the stem are poorly susceptible to the length of daylight and sunlight, which makes it possible to grow them in the regions of the Far North and Siberia. Fruits are dark purple, elongated spindle-shaped, with a smooth and shiny skin. There is no bitterness in the pulp, so eggplant Violet miracle suitable for all types of processing. Plant resistance to diseases is average, but complex (at once to many infections).

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6-8250-30095-100Greenish white

Mid-season high-yielding variety, which is respected by all greenhouse owners. The plant is compact, grows very actively. Fruits located in the lower part, have a rare feature - ripen regardless of weather conditions and even with a small amount of sun. They are cylindrical, with a color that can vary from dark purple to almost black. The surface of the fruit is smooth, with a glossy shine. The flesh is tender and tasty. The variety is resistant to crop diseases.

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10-12200-250110-115Light green

It is a mid-season variety with small bushes and dense broad fruits that stretch slightly as they mature. Eggplants are usually dark purple in color, with sparkling glossy shine. The flesh practically does not taste bitter, has good taste. Therefore, the fruits of this variety are deservedly popular with housewives and fans of healthy eating. Bushes require a lot of light and moisture, but under these conditions they are not afraid of any disease.


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Dark white

By choosing one of these varieties, you can always diversify your menu by adding fresh and tasty eggplants. However, the list of recommended varieties is not limited to those presented above. Experiment and share the results in the comments.

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