Brinjal Green Long Seeds
Seed Type : Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO
Plant : Tall, thornless, upright large sized vigorous plants
Maturity : Harvesting starts in about 75 days from planting
Remarks : Produces fruits continuously for a long period
Feb - Mar
Jun - Jul
Plant to plant - 18"
Line to line - 24"
- Days to
Soak the seeds overnight to promote germination.
Start planting indoors 2 months before the soil warms up and keep in a warm place inside the house.
Sow seeds about 10 mm, 24 to 30 inches apart in well-prepared beds.
Transplant the seedlings when they have grown a couple of leaf sets.
Pinch out the terminal growing tips for a bushier plant.
Evenly moist soil ensures faster growth. Do not overwater or allow the soil to dry out.
The crop is vulnerable to the following pests - Aphids, Spider Mites, Tomato Hornworms, Downy and Powdery Mildew. Eggplant fruit may not ripen properly due to cold temperatures, pest damage, or infertile soils. Symptoms of crop infection include wilting of leaves, followed by the edges of the leaves becoming dry, brittle and eventually turning brown. The area between the veins in eggplant leaves may also become yellow. The plant's entire vascular system including the roots and stems gets affected leading to its collapse.
Eggplant prefers a sandy soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.8
Grow eggplant in full sun
This crop requires a moderate warm temperature and it cannot withstand frost. Brinjal requires a minimum temperature of 18 C (65 F) during early growth, but optimal temperature is in the range of 24–27 C (75-80 F)
how to harvest
Harvest 16 to 24 weeks after sowing, when the skin of the fruit is shiny and unwrinkled.
Cut the fruit close to the stem and leave about an inch of it attached.
Eggplants can be stored for up to two weeks in humid conditions no lower than 10 degrees F.
The productiveness of any seed we sell is subject to your local climatic conditions*, the sowing method you adopt, and your commitment to the planting process. We give no warranty, expressed or implied, and are in no way responsible for the produce.
Please note that all our seasonal recommendations/ sowing information is as per the local climatic conditions. *For more information on the optimum conditions required for growing seeds in your region, please contact us at, email@example.com or Whatsapp us at, 8968675588
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