Large, richly-coloured fruit with smooth, glossy skin. A vigorous, high yielding variety. Also called Aubergine, this fruit can be used across a wide range of culinary styles.
How to grow eggplant in a garden
- Start seeds in punnets or small pots filled with Yates Seed Raising Mix.
- Choose a sunny spot in the garden and enrich soil with Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser.
- When seedlings are 7 to 10cm tall, transplant into the garden bed, mulch with organic mulch such as sugar cane or pea straw and water in well.
- Feed weekly with Yates Thrive Vegie & Herb Liquid Plant Food.
- Stake as the plants grow to help support the weight of the fruit.