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A compact, spineless eggplant ideal for container and patio gardening. A prolific producer yielding numerous dark purple fruits over a long cropping period.
Jackpot Aubergine Seeds
[65 days] The Jackpot Aubergine is a an elegant, heavy-cropping eggplant producing a copious amount of dark purple throughout the growing season. The fruits average about 80g and can be harvested young for a true baby vegetable. Like the Ivory Eggplant, Jackpot eggplants are spineless, attractive and have excellent early germination, making them easy to handle and grow. Their compact nature makes them ideal for container and patio gardening. Days to maturity: 58-62.
Garden Height: 22 in. (55cm)
Garden Spread: 18 in. (45cm)
Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").
What temperature do Jackpot Aubergine seeds germinate at? Jackpot Aubergines germinate in 7 to 10 days depending on the conditions, your seeds may need natural light to help the process in the North of the UK. They germinate best at temperatures between 24°C to 28°C.
Why are there seeds in my Jackpot Aubergine? When your Jackpot Aubergine is ripe, you will notice the skin will have a glossy shine to it. Once they begin to lose their shine the skin will begin to toughen up and the reproductive stage of the fruits life will begin.
Do Jackpot Aubergine plants need full sun? Your Aubergines will need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day to thrive. The more sun your Jackpot plants get the better your harvest will be once your plant reaches maturity.
- Germination Time
- 7 - 10 Days
- Sowing Method
- Start in Pots / Trays
- Days to Maturity
- 75 - 95 Days
- Grow in Greenhouse
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