Garden

Round eggplant varieties

Every year, new varieties and hybrids appear in the stores and in the markets of the country, which are gradually gaining popularity. This also applies to eggplant. A large number of colors and shapes. Every gardener wants to find and grow an unusual hybrid, to surprise guests with a new dish. Let's talk about the round varieties of eggplant, which today have become quite popular. They look spectacular on the beds.

Varieties round eggplant

Eggplant has spherical fruit. In taste, they have differences between themselves and are not combined in any particular group. Below are the most popular varieties of this type.

"Bumbo"

This variety is distinguished by very large fruits of white-lilac color (in the photo you can see how the plant bears fruit), not having bitterness. It is grown both in open ground, and in closed under film and glass shelters, depending on weather conditions.

Table varieties

Grade name

Fruit weight, in grams

Disease resistance

Maturation

Using

Sowing

Bumbo

600-700

to tobacco mosaic virus

medium early

universal

no more than 2 cm

Bourgeois

300

to most diseases

early

universal

about 2 centimeters

Helios

300 - 700

to most viruses

mid season

universal

at a depth of 1-2 centimeters

Viola di firenzi

600 - 750

to lodging

mid season

universal

to a depth of not more than 1.5-2 cm

globe

200 - 300

to some viruses

medium early

for frying and canning

1.5-2 centimeters

Leader

400 - 600

to major diseases

early

universal

to a depth of 1-2 cm

Ping pong

50 - 70

to major diseases

mid season

for canning and extinguishing

no more than 1.5-2 centimeters

Piglet

315

to major diseases

mid season

for canning and extinguishing

1.5-2 cm

Rotunda

200 - 250

to cucumber and tobacco mosaics

mid season

for canning and extinguishing

to a depth of 1-1.5 centimeters

Fat sir

200 - 250

to many diseases

mid season

universal

to a depth of 1.5-2 centimeters

Sancho Panza

600 - 700

to tobacco mosaic virus

medium early

universal

1.5-2 cm, 40x60 scheme

Care

Regardless of whether you grow round eggplants or others, plant care must be very careful. Only if all conditions are met, you will get a high yield.

Eggplant - a rather capricious plant. It loves:

  • shine;
  • fertile loose soil;
  • watering with warm water;
  • heat and humidity.

In our climate, sometimes this can be achieved only in greenhouse conditions. Eggplant is very responsive to mineral fertilizers, do not save on this. The round shape is very convenient when cooking and looks spectacular on the beds. Every year there are new interesting hybrids of eggplant, which should also pay attention.