Solanum melongena var esculentum
78 to 90 days — The plants grow very tall (up to thirty-eight inches), and produce large (up to nine inches long), glossy, dark almost blackish-purple colored, oval to teardrop-shaped fruits. A popular variety in the Southern United States.
'Florida Market' possesses resistance to Phomopsis, tipover, and bottle neck. It was developed by the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station at Gainesville and released by Atlas Seed in 1948. Each packet contains 0.25 gram, which is approximately 25 seeds.