Also known as eggplant or aubergine, it finds an important place in many cuisines like Indian, Greek, and middle-eastern. It has many variations in it in terms of taste, shape, color, and size and caters to the needs of different areas and cuisines.
Level of difficulty to grow:
Days to maturity: 48-52 Days
Plant spacing: 55 x 22 inches
Light Requirement: Brinjal plants require full sunlight in winter and partial sunlight in summer.
Soil Requirement: It requires well-drained, light, and nutrient-rich soil.
Water Requirement: Water the seed cells with a spoon in the first week. Provide two tablespoons of water every day. Water at the soil near the plant, avoid overwatering
Harvesting: Brinjal plant flowering will start three months after sowing, You can harvest in 70-80 days
Growing Tip: After sowing brinjal seeds, plants are ready to transplant after 30 days.
Use control sucking pest measures like Whitefly, Aphids, Jasids
You spray Neem extract (eg. Eco Neem) to control above pests.
Use control measures to prevent shoot and fruit borer of brinjal crop