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Eggplant
Eggplant 'Black beauty'
Aubergine Black beauty
Scientific Classification
Species: Solanum melongena var. esculentum
Plant Data
Min germination temp: 15°C (59°F)
Max germination temp: 20°C (68°F)
Germination time: 16 days
Time to transplanting: +75 days
Time to harvesting: +109 days
Mature height: 120cm (47in)
Ideal pH range: 5.1-6.0
Sow depth: 0.5cm (¼in)
Growing plant spacing: 60cm (2ft)
Growing row spacing: 60cm (2ft)
References: [1][2][3]
Hardiness Zones
Ideal Hardiness Zones
· · · · 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Black beauty eggplants produce a good crop of large, glossy, oval fruit up to 15cm (6in) long.[4]

PlannerEdit

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Plant outdoors
Harvest

[4]

GrowingEdit

Main article: Eggplant - Growing

Each plant will need support and, to ensure a bumper crop, feed every 10-14 days with a liquid tomato fertiliser.[4]

TroublesEdit

Full troubles list: Eggplant#troubles

ReferencesEdit

  1. Eggplant 'Black Beauty'. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-09-29.
  2. Hessayon, D.G. (2009). The Vegetable & Herb Expert. Transworld Publishers, London. p. 12. ISBN 9780903505468
  3. PlantFiles: Eggplant - Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Black Beauty'. Daves Garden. Retrieved: 2010-09-29.
  4. a b c Aubergine Black Beauty Plants x3. Unwins. Retrieved: 2010-09-29.
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Aubergine varieties
Aubergine Black beauty

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