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.
Sow direct in warm conditions or raise in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist. Transplant when 6-8cm high.
Choose a well drained sunny position. Prepare soil by adding Yates Blood & Bone. When first flowers appear begin applying Thrive Flower & Fruit regularly. Water regularly and mulch well to maintain good soil moisture. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.
Great companion plant for beans, marjoram, marigolds & thyme. For best fruit quality, harvest when skin is smooth and shiny. Leave 2cm of stem to improve storage.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED
|Botanical name||Solanum melongena|
|Suitable for||Garden beds|