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Solanum melongena ‘Striped aubergine’

Aubergine

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPurple
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Solanum melongena ‘Striped aubergine’ (Aubergine). This variety can be striped.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Deciduous, Semi-evergreen or Evergreen, Vegetable

Origin

Italy

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Fairly easy to grow.

Propagation

From seed under glass in late winter or early spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

White fly, red spider mites and green fly.

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