Italian Aubergine Violetta Di Firenze

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A firm Italian favourite, Violetta di Firenze (Violet Florentine) has stunning large lavender fruits, striped with creamy white which are a favourite with many chefs.

  • Seed Count: 500

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Italian Aubergine Violetta Di Firenze

Italian Aubergine Violetta Di Firenze. A firm Italian favourite, Violetta di Firenze (Violet Florentine) has stunning large lavender fruits, striped with creamy white which are a favourite with many chefs. Picked early, the skin is thin enough to leave unpeeled. The flavour is at its best when given plenty of sun and heat.

Cultivation Advice Italian Aubergine Violetta Di Firenze

  • Days To Germination: 10 to 20.
  • 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.