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Aubergine Seeds - Ophelia F1 Hybrid

Marshalls

Catalogue Code: 1020-2001

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Regular price £2.99
 Decorative, baby fruited variety producing an abundance of beautiful, glossy dark purple fruit.

Key Features

  • F1 Hybrid variety
  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 8x Aubergine Seeds

Height: 75cm / 30in

Description

  • Glossy, dark purple, baby fruits.
  • Good for pots and containers.
  • Heavy cropper.

A very decorative baby-fruited aubergine variety.

'Ophelia' produces an abundance of beautiful, glossy, dark purple fruits of just 50-60g each.

Plants are compact and perfectly suited to growing on a sunny patio.

Aubergines need to be kept well watered and should be fed regularly once fruits start to swell using Tomato Food.

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Indoors
Plant Outdoors
Harvest

How to Guide

Sow Indoors

January-April: Sow individually in clean 9cm pots of firm pre-watered compost. Cover with 1cm (1/2in) of vermiculite or sieved compost. Place in warmth, 21-24°C (70-75°F) and keep moist at all times.  Grow on at 16-18°C (60-65°) until late May-June. 

 

Plant Out

At 60-65°F (16-18°C) until late May-June. When established, plant into a patio pot or 18in (45cm) apart in grow bag and leave in a cold greenhouse or place in a sunny sheltered position once all risk of frost has passed.

 

Row Spacing

18in / 45cm

 

Tips

Feed regularly and water more frequently as a crop forms. Tie stems to a support if necessary

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