Goyo Kumba Eggplant -Perfect for the flower bed And vegetable garden,from Africa
(Solanum melongena) A unique eggplant from Africa bearing bright red, somewhat flattened fruits that resemble miniature pumpkins. This variety is one of the most ornamental eggplants available and makes for wonderful Fall decorations. Fruits grow to about 3-4". 90-100 days. Annual.
Brilliant, shiny red 3” fruit. This African variety is among the most colorful and ornamental we offer. Tall, spreading 4’ plants produce loads of fruit. Perfect for the flower bed as well as the vegetable garden. Growing Information
Eggplant Solanum melongena, S.torvum General Sowing information: Sow January onwards, plant out end of April onwards after the last frost, harvest July onwards. Recommended to be grown under cover but if grown outdoors in warm areas plant out June and harvest mid August onwards. Sow 20-30°C in trays onto seed compost and lightly cover, soaking the seeds in warm water 24hrs prior to sowing aids germination. prick out into 9cm pots then transplant into large pots then into sheltered site in garden when all risk of frost has passed space 50-60cm between plants. Keep well watered and feed every week. Greenhouse:- grow in 20cm pots, greenhouse borders or growing bags. Outdoors in pots, growbags or direct into garden soil.