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EGGPLANT Udumalapet

Solanum melongena

Stock: Out Of Stock

SKU Code: V 269

Family: Solanaceae

Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub

Seed per packet: 30

A beautiful striped eggplant that produces heavy yields of teardrop shaped fruits with vibrant lavender stripes and striking green calyxes. Ripens to yellow. Best eaten small, when fruits are about 7.5 cm (3") long. Great for chutneys and curries.

Adaptable to most good garden soils that is well composted and free draining. Requires full sun and a long growing season. Perennial in the tropics but generally grown as an annual in temperate zones.

Tropical: Year Round 
Temperate: Sring to Early Summer
Cold: Spring

Sow: 6mm deep.
Sow direct or grow in trays of a good seed raising mix and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 60-75cm
Row space: 60-75cm
Maturity: 6-10 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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