Aubergine Turkish Orange

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This stunning heirloom Aubergine originated in Turkey but can now be more commonly found in Italian specialty markets and is a real show stopper.

  • Seed Count: 50

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Aubergine Turkish Orange

This stunning heirloom Aubergine originated in Turkey but can now be more commonly found in Italian specialty markets and is a real show stopper.  The small plants 18-22in, yield abundantly and produce small, round, 2-4 in. bright shiny orange fruits.  These have a very sweet, flavourful and perfumed flesh which gives a strong, rich addition to any dish.

Cultivation Advice Aubergine Turkish Orange

  • Days To Germination: 10 to 20 days
  •  Optimum Soil Temp. For Germination: 70 to 80F
  • Days To Harvest: 80 days
  • Planting Depth: 1/4inch
  • Spacing, Plant: 20 to 30 inches
  • Light:  Sunny Location / under glass
  • Sow in 2 seeds per pot in early spring covering lightly with fine soil, and ensure a minimum temp of 70F until germinated.
  • When 3 ?4 inches high plant to growing position, (ground / 9in pot or 3 per grow bag), best under glass.
  • These will not tolerate cold conditions.
  • Provide support and keep pest free.
  • To aid fruit development, add potassium rich fertilizer with each watering when fruit has set.
  • To encourage further production, pick before the fruit surface shine fades.