When to sow an eggplant?
Eggplants are the most thermophilic ofnightshade cultures. They ripen quite late. It is important to choose the right seeding time: in the non-black soil, the eggplant should be planted in seedlings in February, so that by May they are ready to be transferred to the greenhouse.
The climate of the north-western and northern regionsallows you to plant the eggplant in the greenhouse only by the end of May, because at this time the period of strong frosts stops. In southern regions, sprouts can be planted at the end of April. In the Far East, as well as in the Primorsky Territory, eggplants are planted in early summer.
Hybrids and varieties should be selected in accordance with the type of greenhouse and the duration of the growing season.
- For hotbeds, as well as open ground, early early ripening fruit, characterized by a compact bush;
- spring warmed greenhouses plant medium-sized hybrid plants;
- Winter greenhouses are designed for later varieties that are distinguished by large fruits.
Eggplant sowing and planting in the ground
Consider how to sow aubergines on seedlings. Seeds for seedlings are planted 60 days before they are planted in a permanent place. Do it better in February or March, during the growth of the moon. Plant growers have long been noted that the best yield can be collected if the planted seedlings reach 70 or 80 days of age.
Grow eggplants in the climate of the middle beltRussia is quite difficult. This heat-loving plant can only be planted in a greenhouse on May 25-30, and under the film it is about June 5-10. Transplant plants can only be when the height of their stem has reached 20 cm, and the sprout has no less than 6 sheets.
According to folk signs, the bloom of redrowan means complete cessation of frost. It is this time that is most suitable for planting aubergines in the ground. On open sites, these plants can only be moved by the end of June. At the time of planting, the young plant must have 8 to 12 leaves. It is important that the soil is heated to 20 degrees.
Now you know when to plant eggplants, transplant them into a greenhouse or open ground to get a good harvest. Perhaps you will also benefit from information from the article What is useful for eggplant.