TURKISH ORANGE Aubergine Finest Seeds
Price for Package of 10 seeds.
This stunning heirloom Aubergine originated in Turkey but can now be more commonly found in Italian specialty markets and is a real show stopper. The small plants 18-22in, yield abundantly and produce small, round, 2-4 in. bright shiny orange fruits. These have a very sweet, flavourful and perfumed flesh which gives a strong, rich addition to any dish.
Days To Germination: 10 to 20 days
Optimum Soil Temp. For Germination: 70 to 80F
Days To Harvest: 80 days
Planting Depth: 1/4inch
Spacing, Plant: 20 to 30 inches
Light: Sunny Location / under glass
Sow in 2 seeds per pot in early spring covering lightly with fine soil, and ensure a minimum temp of 70F until germinated.
When 3 –4 inches high plant to growing position, (ground / 9in pot or 3 per grow bag), best under glass.
These will not tolerate cold conditions.
Provide support and keep pest free.
To aid fruit development, add potassium rich fertilizer with each watering when fruit has set.
To encourage further production, pick before the fruit surface shine fades.