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Ivory Eggplant is a beautiful miniature eggplant, producing a heavy crop of pure white fruits throughout the entire growing season. The fruits are cream-coloured and grow to about the size of an egg, and the plant itself is small enough to thrive in both containers and border plantings.
Ivory Aubergine Seeds
[65 days] This unique, compact eggplant produces a prolific amount of small, oval fruit and is thornless (unlike many eggplants) and therefore easy to handle. Its purple flowers and silvery grey foliage make the Ivory Eggplant an attractive plant, even at an early stage, and its a perfect choice for mixed flower and vegetable planters.
The fruit of the Ivory Eggplant are bitter-free (you don’t need to salt them before cooking!) and the flesh has a delicate, mild, smoky flavour that will delight your taste buds. These fruits are fantastic baked, fried, grilled or steamed, and Ivory is especially suited to casseroles and ethnic dishes.
Garden Height: 22 in. (55cm)
Garden Spread: 18 in. (45cm)
What is wrong with my Ivory Aubergine? Aubergines can be affected about several diseases that will cause harm to your crops and plants. Common diseases include blossom end rot, blight and wilt disease. The Aubergine plants that are affected by some of these diseases can become stunted in growth, turn yellow and eventually wilt.
How do I stop pests attacking my Ivory Aubergines? One of the best ways to stop pests attacking your crops is to remove all weeds and plant debris that can be left in your garden. Rotating crops into different positions every growing season can stop pests becoming accustomed to your gardens yearly routine.
How do you germinate Ivory Aubergine seeds? Ivory seeds need to be in a constant temperature of about 25°C to germinate at their best. The compost needs to be moist and not overly wet to give the best conditions possible. Germination of Ivory Aubergine takes between 8 to 21 days to complete.
- Average Germination Time
- 7 - 10 Days
- Sowing Method
- Start in Pots / Trays
- Days to Maturity
- 75 - 95 Days
- Grow in Greenhouse
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- Recommended Soil pH
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