Eggplant Galich - mid-season variety with high yield. It grows well in greenhouses and in the open field. The period from the first shoots to maturity lasts about 120 days.
Galich - the characteristic of a grade
Fruits at the time of ripening gain up to 200 g of weight. The shape of eggplant is cylindrical, the color of the peel is dark purple with a bright glossy sheen. Due to the dense white flesh without bitterness, this variety is especially valued in home cooking. Guest housewives say that Galich is well suited for canning, cooking caviar and salads.
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In greenhouse conditions during the period of growth a small, compact bush is formed. The main stem is strong, stable. Side shoots are thin, with wavy leaves.
Cultivation and care
Eggplant seeds for seedlings are planted in fertile, disinfected soil. The best time for this is the beginning of March. To a new place (greenhouse or vegetable garden) Galich can be planted as early as May or early June, as soon as 5-6 leaflets appear on the sprouts.
The depth of sowing of seeds of eggplants is no more than 2 cm, shoots appear in 5-7 days.
Optimal for the variety Galich planting density in a greenhouse or garden - 5-6 bushes per square meter. m. Too dense planting of bushes leads to a decrease in yield.
For growing eggplants in the open field you need to choose a place protected from the wind. The plant tolerates the lack of sunlight, so slight shading of the plot with planting is acceptable.Important! The ideal planting depth of bushes is up to cotyledon leaves. It is not recommended to plant deeper, as trunk rot can occur.
In the process of growth, eggplants need to periodically feed the soil, regularly get rid of weeds, and constantly keep the soil moist. About the formation of beautiful bushes and the most common mistakes gardeners talked about in this video: