Description for Brinjal F1 Purple Long
The brinjal (eggplant or baingan or aubergine) is called the King of Vegetables by some cultures. It is one of the most versatile vegetables around, loved by many people across the world.
Different varieties are available everywhere and each variety is unique in its own way, with a distinctive flavor and many essential minerals.
Eggplant or Brinjal, is a very low calorie vegetable and has healthy nutrition profile; good news for weight watchers! The veggie is popularly known as aubergine in the western world.
Variety: F1 Brinjal Purple Long
Type of seed: Hybrid
Germination Rate: 70%
Number of seeds: 50
Planting and care
Start plants indoors 2 months before the soil warms up or buy nursery transplants just before planting. Place 3 to 4 inch tall seedlings 24 to 30 inches apart in well-prepared beds. Pinch out the terminal growing points for a bushier plant.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Sandy, Soil pH: Slightly Acidic to Neutral
Water: When it comes to watering eggplants in container gardens, keep the potting soil constantly moist but not soggy
Temperature: 15 to 38Â°F
Fertilizer: Eggplant is a heavy feeder, so when first planting in a plant container, give it a good dose of fertilizer, and add lime to the soil because eggplant needs a lot of calcium. Then add fertilizer about once a month while the plant is actively growing.