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Aubergine Violet of Florence organic

€2,50 EUR

The aubergine Violet of Florence, Purple of Florence or "Violetta di firenze" is a heirloom aubergine variety from Florence in Italty. The vigorous and productive plants produce violet or deep purple round shaped aubergines of generous size. The delightful texture is creamy and bitterless making it ideal for a variety of uses in the kitchen.

Scientific Name: Solanum melongena

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 24-30 °C

Germination time in days: 10-15 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 90-100 days

Sunlight: full sun

Soil requirement: fertile, deep, well drained

Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 8 to 12 weeks before last frost. Sow at 1/2 cm at soil temperature of 23C and lightly cover. Plant in polytunnel or Transplant out when they are at least two sets of leaves after danger of frost. It is advised to stake the plant. Space plants by 60-80 cm.