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Japanese Pickling Aubergine organic

€2,90 EUR

Vigorous plant with a very elongated and slender fruit, about 30-35 cm long and 4 cm in diameter, sometimes slightly curved. The skin color is a beautiful violet and the flesh is white. Very soft taste, very fine skin. Great for grilling.

Scientific Name: Solanum melongena

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 24-30C

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 0.7 cm at soil temperature of 23C amd 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.