Brinjal Plant (Solanum Melongena)

$18.00 incl. GST
  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 65cm for Pot Size 22cm(Ø)
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height is measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Eggplant, aubergine, or brinjal is a plant species in the nightshade family Solanaceae.
  • Solanum melongena is grown worldwide for its edible fruit.
  • Most commonly purple, the spongy, absorbent fruit is used in several cuisines.
  • Typically used as a vegetable in cooking, it is a berry by botanical definition.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • As with most garden vegetables, they do well in well-drained, fertile loam with a pH of 5.8 to 7.0.
  • Mix several inches of organic compost or aged animal manure into the upper 4-8 inches of soil before planting.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • A balanced fertilizer (10-10-10) is often recommended for eggplant.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Keep the container at any location that gets at least 6 to 7 hours of sunlight.
  • Sunlight is very essential for the eggplants as it promotes the growth of the plant.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • In summer, plants should be watered even thrice a day as per water requirements.
  • You check the moisture levels by popping the fingers into the soil.

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