Eggplant (Brinjal)

R20.00

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Eggplants love the warm humid climate. These are tropical fruiting plants so they can survive in hot summer conditions better than in cold regions. The ideal temperature for eggplant is 30-degree Celsius or 86 Fahrenheit.

Eggplant like slightly acidic soil. It means the ideal soil ph for Eggplant is 5.5 to 6.8 ph up to 7Ph (Neutral Soil). You can easily maintain this using homemade organic compost.

The soil should be porous and well-drained. The texture and moisture retention of soil is very important for growing eggplants. You should always keep the soil moist & fertilized. Never overwater or let the soil completely dry for too long.

Eggplant is a heavy feeder. This means your plant will need regular feeding. You should prepare the potting soil with at least 30-40% organic aged compost and manure. This will ease your work a lot. It will need some extra nutrients but we will discuss that later.

Eggplant is a tropical plant. So it will need at least 8-10 hours of direct sunlight. The growth of the plant and the development of the flowers, and especially the fruit size is related to the amount of sunlight it receives. In simple words, the amount of sunlight is proportional to the growth you will observe in your eggplants.

Minimum 30 seeds per pack

All seeds are tested and grown on our farm in Malawi and our growing area in South Africa. Please check conditions in your area for the type of seed to be grown. Growth rates and germination times are dependent on many factors such as soil conditions, rainfall/watering patterns, climate, and many more. Growth and harvest can be affected by these conditions.
Please note that certain countries require specific permission to grow certain plants or ban their growth completely. Please check your local regulations before purchasing products. We will not be held responsible for products purchased that are not allowed in your country/province
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