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Aubergine 'Clara' F1

Elegant, ostrich-egg style aubergine, which are quick-growing, heavy cropping, healthy (so suited to organic growing) and very tasty.
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10 seeds (organic)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
melongena
Common name
Aubergine, Eggplant
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full sun
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
Sow in a warm place under cover January-March in individual pots or modules. May be grown in borders or large pots, in the greenhouse or a sunny sheltered spot outside. Harden off before planting outside in summer and use cloches if nights are cold.

Description

Elegant, ostrich-egg style aubergine, which are quick-growing, heavy cropping, healthy (so suited to organic growing) and very tasty. This can be grown in a greenhouse, or in a sunny, sheltered spot.

Care Tips

Better suited to greenhouse production but if planting outside, cover with a cloche for 2 weeks to allow plants to settle in. Pinch out tips at 45cm and stake. Water well and mist flowers to help fruit set. Feed with high potash until fruits set.