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Tasty & productive, this classic Indian-style brinjal has distinctive thorns on calyx, leaves and stems. A glossy smooth oval variety, with petite purple & white-striped fruits. Pairs well with aromatic spices like garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander and turmeric. Try it in a luscious, rich bharwa baingan.
Sow direct in warm conditions or raise in trays of Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist. Transplant when 5cm high.
Grow in full Sun. Enrich soil with Yates Thrive Natural Blood & Bone before planting. Feed plants regularly with Yates Thrive Flower & Fruit Soluble Plant Food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protect plants from snails and slugs.
For best fruit quality, harvest when skin is smooth and shiny. Leave 2cm of stem to improve storage.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct Sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED
30cm or in pots
Solanum melongena var. esculentum