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Aubergine

Aubergine Seeds (Long Purple)

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Aubergine Seeds - Description

  • Deep Violet Fruits with Outstanding Flavour
  • Suitable for Milder Climates
  • Seeds Per Packet: 180
  • Produces Standard Shaped Dark Fruits
  • An Early Cropping Variety
  • Very Popular Variety
  • Harvest from July

Aubergine Seeds - Sowing Instructions

  • Sow: February to April
  • Sow in seed trays, one seed per tray
  • Prick out when seedlings develop 3 or 4 true leaves
  • Transplant into 9cm pots
  • Should be grown in polytunnel, mini polytunnel or under plastic
  • Harvest: At desired size, but while fruits are still shiny and young
  • Has a flexible growing regime
  • See how to grow tab for full growing instructions

Aubergine Seeds - Uses

  • Fantastic for home consumption

Aubergine Seeds - Advantages

  • Ideal for growing in our Irish climate
  • Freezing is a great way to preserve
  • Tastes great
  • Low cost
  • Easy to grow

Index

  • Sowing Instructions
  • How to Transplant
  • Crop Maintenance
  • How to Harvest

Sowing Instructions

  • Sowing time:  Sow mid spring under glass or in May for planting outdoors
  • Sowing location: Indoors in 9cm pots or in a heated propagator set to 21°C
  • Sow 3 seeds per pot using potting compost
  • Soak compost before sowing, press seeds lightly into the soil & cover the seeds
  • Grow with cucumbers as these require the same heat, humidity & water levels

How to Transplant

  • Transplant once they outgrow their pot into large pots (30cm)
  • Position in a sunny location in your greenhouse
  • Can be transplanted into large pots in the green house soil or 3 per grow bag
  • Soil: Aubergines require moist & rich fertile soil
  • Position 35cm apart

Crop Maintenance

  • Keep plants moist at all times
  • Maintain a high humidity in the greenhouse
  • This can be done by pouring water on the greenhouse floor in summer
  • Plants should be supported with canes or tomato spirals
  • Plants respond well to a liquid feed after transplanting

Harvest

  • Aubergines can be harvested 16-20 weeks after germination

Aubergine

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  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
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  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
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    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
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  • Great Britain
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  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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