Unique eggplant variety that is perfectly egg-shaped and comes in a smooth, white color. It has a very high gastronomic value due to its especially full, rich flavor and beautiful look. Perfect roasted or stir-fried, stuffed, in soups and curries. The plants give high yields whole harvesting season. 5-7cm long fruits are ready for harvest in 65 days after seeds germination. It looks wonderful to be grown in pots and balconies, perfect for limited spaces. This unique Japanese variety is a sure eye-catcher in every garden that has it!
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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