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