Bharta brinjal is the best and most popular variety of brinjal which everyone wants to grow. This variety of eggplant has purple and shiny, oval-shaped fruits and slightly purple leaves. This type of brinjal is mainly used for cooking baingan bharta and is widely cultivated. If you also want to grow bharta baingan (brinjal) in your terrace garden or kitchen garden then you can buy the best quality bharta baingan seeds online at the best price from www.organicbazar.net with a Good Germination rate. Bharta baingan (Brinjal) Seeds are very easy to grow you can easily grow on your terrace garden or kitchen garden; it just requires little maintenance.
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- Number of Bharta baingan F1 Hybrid Seeds: 20 Seeds
- Where to grow: terrace garden or kitchen garden
- Sowing season: Throughout the year (The best month is February to April)
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in a seedling tray. Transplant in 25 to 30 days
- Germination temperature: 18-30°C
- Germination Time: 4 to 14 days from sowing
- Fruit Color: Purple Shining dark
- Fruit Shape: Oval Round
- Fruit Weight: 250-300.g (Approx)
- Harvesting: 55 to 65 days from transplanting (It can be harvested into smaller sizes as well as larger sizes)
- Plant vigor: Strong plant with short internodes
What size grow bag is best for Brinjal?
Bharta baingan Growing Season In India
You can grow Bharta baingan plants in the warm season but cannot grow well in a cool climate. Spring and summer seasons (February to April) are best for sowing bharta baingan.
How To Grow Bharta Baingan Plant
Brinjal is a heat-loving vegetable and is generally transplanted rather than directly sowing in any pots/grow bags. Choose a seedling tray or small pot (up to 3 inches deep) and a final pot or grow bag 12-15 inches deep and wide with well-draining holes. Eggplant Bharta baingan seeds can germinate best in temperatures 18-30°C.
Bharta Baingan Seeds Sowing Method
Take a seedling tray or small pots, fill it with coco peat medium and sow only 2 brinjal bharta seeds per cell at a depth of about 1/4 inch (0.5cm) in the growing medium. Avoid sowing seeds very deep because brinjal seeds are small in size. Keep the brinjal seedling in a sunny location until the seeds germinate and water the seeds using a spray pump. Give proper water and sunlight to brinjal plants. Brinjal seeds will be germinated within 4-14 days.
Transplant Bharta Baingan Seedlings Into Big Pots
After 4 weeks of seeds sowing, when the plant reaches 5-6 inches in height, the brinjal plant will be ready to transplant. Take a big pot or grow bag, fill the soil in pots with any organic fertilizer (like vermicompost, cow manure or neem cake, etc.), then transplant the eggplant safely along with root balls of a medium. After transplanting, give water to the plant.
How To Fertilizer Brinjal (Bharta Baingan) Plants
Brinjal is a heavy feeder plant and needs proper fertilizer doses; when you plant brinjal, give them good fertilizer and add lime to the soil because it needs a lot of calcium. Apply organic fertilizer (like Vermicompost, cow manure, or neem cake) per month when eggplant is actively growing.
Bharta Baingan Plant Care Tips
Sunlight – Brinjal plant needs 6-8 hours of full sunlight. Do not keep the brinjal plant in shady portions and give sufficient sunlight.
Water – Give regular water to your brinjal plants and keep the soil moist but not soggy.
Soil – Use sandy soil, well-drained with ph 6.0 to 6.8 or slightly acidic to neutral.
Temperature – Best growing temperature for brinjal plants ranges from 20 to 35°C.
Common pests – Aphids and greenflies are some common pests, and diseases like fruit rot, leaf spot, and root rot infect the brinjal plants. If you face this problem, use the organic pesticide Neem oil on plants.
Weed – Any weed which might grow in the brinjal plant must remove from time to time.
Bharta Baingan Flowering Time And Pollination
Within 2 months from transplanting, brinjal starts flowering, and the fruit should be visible within 5-10 days after pollination. Eggplant or brinjal is generally a self-pollinating plant there is no need for insects or wind to pollinate. But sometimes, the stamen of the male flower develops and is not touching the pistil of the female flower or is not pollinated this will lead to a sterile flower. Giving your plant a gentle shake from time to time will help to solve the problem.
Bharta Baingan Harvesting Time
- You can harvest Bharta brinjal within 55-65 days of transplanting. However, you can cut it into both smaller and bigger sizes.
- Cut the brinjal when the skin looks dark purple and shiny.
- Harvest should be safe because brinjal is a delicate plant.
- If you leave the brinjal on the plant for a long time, then the fruit will be a bitter taste and develop wrinkles.
- You can cut the brinjal with a pruning scissor.
Brinjal Special Features
- Common name – Aubergine, Eggplant, Baigan (in Hindi)
- Scientific name – Solanum melongena
- Plant Height – 2 to 3 feet
- Growing level – Easy
What causes root rot in brinjal plants?
Overwatering is the main cause of root rot in brinjal plants; root rot also includes rapid wilting and dying of plants, so avoid giving overwater to your brinjal plants.
Why do my brinjal plant flower blossoms then drop off and not produce vegetables?
The eggplant does not produce vegetables due to underwatering and lack of pollination.
Why are my brinjal plant leaves turning yellow?
Lacking nitrogen in the soil and not getting regular water to plants is the main reason for the yellowing of brinjal plant leaves.
Why are my brinjal seeds not germinating?
Brinjal seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, or over-watering or under-watering.
Why are my brinjal plants dying?
Improper watering practices like under watering or over watering is the main reason for the brinjal plants to die. Brinjal plants cannot survive without water but too much water also kills the plants.
How can we increase the yield of brinjal?
Brinjal is long duration vegetable and it requires a good amount of manure and fertilizer such as Vermicompost, Cow Manure, and Neem Cake for a high yield of brinjal.
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