Nov
12
2015

Growing brinjals in pot

Both Ethan and Ayden are not a fan of brinjals so I was initially a little hesitant to try planting it. However, I ran out of veges to plant so I bought brinjal seeds to try planting. To my surprise, brinjal plant grows effortlessly and bear fruits so easily. 

Compared to the trouble I went through growing sweetcorn in pots, this brinjal came out as a no challenge. If you have never try planting, you might want to try with brinjals for its higher success rate. All you need is some soil, a pot, some seeds and a place with plenty of sunshine.
Brinjal seed

Brinjal seeds. 

Brinjal seedlings

The seed germinates easily and in just a few days, I see 100% success out of the 3 seeds I put into the soil earlier. I transfered them into individual clay pots and placed those pots where they receive direct sunlight. 

I water the brinjal plants with eggshell and coffee tea everyday and in less than two months, I saw flowers blooming.

Brinjal flower

My brinjal plants attract many insects especially ants but I read somewhere that ants also pollinate some kind of flowers so I let them be with the hope that they’ll pollinate my brinjal flower.

growing brinjal in a pot

My brinjal plant is still very tiny so I did not bother to check it for fruits but one evening as I was about to pull weeds and clear plant debris from the pot, I saw a beautiful brinjal. 

organic brinjal grown in pots

Woo hoo! My brinjal plant is a success and I did nothing but water it everyday. 

Check out the rest of my potted garden success:

12 Comments + Add Comment

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    We’re the opposite, my girl loves brinjal…I only like it lightly steamed and eaten with sambal belacan, ulam…or cooked in curry.

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    My family also not so fond of brinjal. I seldom cook brinjals at home.

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    Next time try to grow it in Ayden’s potty!

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    I looking at the seeds packaging and WTF… benih-benih also got Superbrands one. Maybe that’s why your brinjal grow without troubles. The seeds top quality one :P ..

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    Wow! That’s a gigantic brinjal!

    I’ll love to eat it. It must be nice to have vegetables in your own home, can pluck one to cook and eat anytime you want.

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    This proves that you have green fingers. The brinjal is big compared with the size of the plant.

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    wah … you are becoming more and more of a gardener now… no more crafting ?

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    Yay!! Ok you try onion, ginger, garlic, lemongrass, parsley, coriander, mint, basil. Super easy to grow. I pass you parsley and coriander seeds next time.

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    The brinjal hanging on the small size plant looks so cute!

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    handsome boy looks happy with the brinjal..

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    I am about to start growing my very first veggies with seeds I received from Nparks. I will be planting brinjal and cai xin.
    I am unsure where to place them, do you think if they have 6 hours of direct sunlight daily it will be too much?

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      6 hours of sunlight daily is okay for brinjals

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