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Bring my eggplant plant indoors for the winter

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Bring my eggplant plant indoors for the winter

Post  dtnmm on 11/1/2013, 9:45 pm

My eggplant plant has been a a great producer I hate to lose it.  Has anyone ever transplant one indoors. What kind of light would I need. would I use Mels mix in a large
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Post  camprn on 11/1/2013, 10:14 pm

For good results you will most likely need a heated greenhouse because eggplants like it HOT.  They also like more than 10 hours of sunlight a day. I love eggplant and pretty much gorge on it in season. Good luck!

http://www.ifplantscouldtalk.rutgers.edu/planttalk/article.asp?ID=25

http://www.finegardening.com/how-to/articles/how-to-grow-eggplant.aspx

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Post  dtnmm on 11/2/2013, 8:27 am

camprn wrote:For good results you will most likely need a heated greenhouse because eggplants like it HOT.  They also like more than 10 hours of sunlight a day. I love eggplant and pretty much gorge on it in season. Good luck!

http://www.ifplantscouldtalk.rutgers.edu/planttalk/article.asp?ID=25

http://www.finegardening.com/how-to/articles/how-to-grow-eggplant.aspx
Green house will have to wait --maybe next year.    Thanks for the articles.
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