Asian HEIRLOOM. An open-pollinated oriental eggplant variety, imported from Taiwan. Fruits are elongated and slender, averaging 10 inches long and 1 1/2-2 inches across with a lovely, lavender-plum colored skin and white interior flesh. Bred to be resistant to many diseases, as well as tolerant to wet and hot conditions. A good yielder, with fruit weighing about 1/2 lb. each.