When planting eggplant note that for the full development of this culture in the home, you need to ensure the optimum room temperature is 20-25C. Before planting, should be prepared air - and moisture-proof soil, rich in organic substances with a neutral reaction. Higher doses of heat, sun and nitrogen has a beneficial impact on the development and growth of eggplant.
Seedlings of eggplant
Eggplant seeds should be planted immediately in a separate container, avoiding further conflict in that culture. In a prepared soil mix should be planted 2-3 seeds at a depth of 1-2 cm stronger Rostock place, removing the weakest seedlings. Immediately after planting, capacity cover with a film or glass. After germination the seedlings will move to a more lit place, regularly watering it every 3-5 days. Settled for irrigation use warm water.
Mature sprouts seedlings will be transplanted in a more free capacity. Remember: eggplants grow well in fertilized, sandy soils. Seedlings should be planted at 1-1. 5 cm deeper than they were growing before. After transplanting the seedlings liberally pour.
Timely watering, weeding, hoeing and tillage are the principal requirements for growing eggplant. 10-14 days after planting seedlings should be fed. For this purpose a solution of manure (1:10) mixed with potash salt (10-15 g), ammonium nitrate (10 g), superphosphate (50 g). The mixture moderately watering the seedlings every 10 days.
When growing eggplant at home (on the balcony), the main pest of the culture mite. To combat them, use a garlic infusion. To cook 1 Cup of pulp diluted in a bucket of water. The resulting solution is treated seedlings 1-2 times a week, spraying infected leaves.