Companion planting with your eggplant can help your plants grow better, taste better, and have less problems with pests.
Because peas are a cool weather crop and eggplant prefers hot temperatures, it’s best to plant peas in the area first and then plant your eggplant around them.
All varieties of beans make good eggplant companions including pole beans, green beans, and bush beans.
Hot peppers are a particularly good eggplant companion plant because it can help to control Fusarium infections in the soil.
Because they are in the same crop family, tomatoes also make a great eggplant companion plant.