Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Aubergine ‘Black Beauty’ (Solanum melongena) Eggplant


Heritage variety introduced in 1910. An early cropping, sturdy plant with shiny, black, pear-shaped fruit

Also known as Apple-of-love or Poor-man’s-caviar

Cultivation:  Grow in a polytunnel or greenhouse in rich fertile soil. Requires plenty of heat to ripen. Lower branches need support

Pests & Diseases:  Red spider mite, aphids, Blossom end rot and Grey mould can be a problem

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Categories: , Product ID: 6097


Family: Solanaceae
Seedling Spacing: 45cm
Row Spacing: 45cm
Harvest: July to October
Good Companion: Pea, tarragon, thyme


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