In common people it so happened that eggplants are called "blue ones." First of all, this is due to the natural color of the vegetable, and, more precisely, the berries. However, over time, this name has lost its relevance, because eggplants of various colors, including white ones, are known.
A wide variety of white varieties includes plants differing in size, yield, taste of the fruit. Among them, every gardener will be able to choose for themselves white eggplants, in accordance with their agricultural and taste preferences.
Assortment of white varieties
It's no secret that ordinary purple eggplants are often bitter. This is due to the content of the substance solanine, which is considered a natural poison. In order to remove it, before cooking, eggplants are subjected to special treatment, soaked. White varieties lack this enzyme and contain a greater amount of potassium, calcium, and iron. That is why they are deservedly considered the most delicious and healthy. And earlier they were considered completely curative. Due to the absence of bitterness, most of them can be consumed fresh. The most famous white varieties are listed below:
One of the most popular varieties. It is characterized by a ripening period of average duration (100-110 days) and high yield (18 kg / m2). The plant is small, up to 70 cm, adapted to open areas and greenhouse conditions.