In this post I will follow the life of the Little Fingers Eggplant. It will end up less words and more pictures.
On the 19 July 2022, I sowed the seeds into a punnet placed onto a heatmat in a hothouse. The soil mix is pretty basic. Organic Compost, Propagation Sand and Perlite mixed well.
The compost is sifted with a fine garden sifter for a light top layer to be placed over the seed. You really don’t need to cover the seeds too much.
My heat mat is horticultural grade, but I have done this with ebay bought heat mats previously. The thermostat is set to 21 (a little low but a good temp that allows many other vegetable seeds to germinate also.
I water lightly with luke warm water and continue this each day or 2nd day. Use judgement, just don’t over water.
They pop up.
By 3 August, the majority of the seeds have germinated.
Check back every now and then to see the Little Fingers journey.