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Aubergine Plant 'Black Beauty'

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Solanum melongena 'Black Beauty'

  • Also known as eggplants.
  • Can be grown indoors or out.
  • Very prolific.

Supplied as compost block grown plants.

Available from approximately mid April 2019

1 or more £2.50GBPGBP
each. Group & quantity discounts
Qty:

This variety of aubergine (sometimes known as the eggplant due to its shape), doesn't seem to absorb the oil as much as other varieties, making it even more delicious! Its striking purple-black fruits have a lovely texture and whilst being popular for Mediterranean and Asian cooking are increasingly being used in the UK too. They make a simply yummy lasagne.

Black Beauty produces a heavy crop if grown under protection - but a sunny spot outside, sheltered from cold winds, will 

  • Pot into small pots April-May.
  • For outdoor growing transplant outside after the risk of frost has passed into a sunny sheltered spot; plant out 36" (90 cm) apart in rows 36" (90 cm) apart and provide a sturdy support.
  • For greenhouse or polytunnel growing plant out into either larger pots, growbags
  • Provide a sturdy support.
  • Well suited to growing in polytunnels, though ensure good ventilation (without cold draughts); flowers rotting before fruit is a sure sign of bad ventilation.
  • Harvest August-October.
  • Average yield is around 4-5lbs (1.8-2.3 kg) per plant.
Available from approximately mid April 2019

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This product is subject to group discount if you are buying multiple products from the same pricing group. Other products in this group are...
Aubergine Plant 'Snowy'

How To...

How To Sow & Grow Aubergines
Detailed advice on sowing and growing aubergines under protection and outside. Includes information on watering, feeding and pest control.

General Information

A Little Information About Our Vegetable Plants (Video)
Information on the vegetable plants that Victoriana grows and how we make sure they are always hardened off before dispatch.

What's A Compost Block Grown Plant?
Information on the size of the compost blocks that Victoriana grow their plants in - and what you can expect to receive.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

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https://www.victoriananursery.co.uk/Aubergine_Plant_Black_Beauty/