Gorgeous white to rose traditional Italian heirloom variety. Produces almost spherical, large fruits that are 12-15cm wide with a smooth texture and exceptional, excellent flavor that is creamy with a beautiful sweet touch. Harvest in about 100-120 days from germination. Highly productive, grows well in pots. Look absolutely outstanding among other eggplant brinjal varieties. Easy to grow and maintain.
Growing: year round in tropical climates; In temperate climates plant indoors 4-6 weeks prior the last frost date and transplant after the last frost is gone and temp has well warmed up.
Soil: Eggplants grow best in well-drained soil rich in organic matter. Add aged compost or commercial organic planting mix to planting beds ahead of planting and turn the soil to 30cm deep. Preferred soil pH: 5.5 to 6.8.
Planting depth: 1.2cm deep.
Germination period: within 7 days.
Container depth (if grown in containers): at least 30cm across and as deep. Choose a smaller growing variety for container growing.
Light: full sun. At least 8h a day.
Moisture: regular watering to keep the soil moist but not soggy.
Fertilizing: Eggplants are heavy feeders, so prepare planting beds with aged compost and side-dress eggplants with suitable fertilizer. We highly recommend using TSM Organic Growth Activator to speed up the germination of the seeds, support healthy growth and promote high yields.
Pests & diseases: lace bugs, flea beetles, mites, aphids, cutworms. Diseases include blossom end rot, bacterial wilt, fungal infections. We highly recommend using TSM Organic Neem Oil for a natural overall protection and treatment of various pests and diseases.
Companion plants: marigolds, spinach, oregano,night shades, borage, nasturtiums, peppers, thyme, tomatoes.
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