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Turkish Orange aubergine organic

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A colorful Turkisk aubergine for containers

Turkish Orange aubergine is a round shaped African species. The fruit is orange with stripes, the size of a tennis ball and a rich and non bitter flavour. Very productive, the plant can be grown in container or in the garden. It is best to pick the fruit when it begins to turn from green to cream when they are at their sweetest to avoid bitterness as the more they mature, the bitter they can get. This variety is great for stuffing.

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.