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Japanese Eggplant wilting

Posted by alina79 CA (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 28, 13 at 21:52

I have planted Japanese eggplants a month ago. The plant has been doing well. The weather has changed and we are now in low 80F and started wilting. There is a big eggplant growing and it is wilting as well. A few days in a row it was wilting and after watering it would go back to normal, but yesterday I watered it twice and this morning and it doesn't go back. Should I plant it to another spot, take the vegetable off, or at this point there is not use saving it.


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RE: Japanese Eggplant wilting

A bit of shade cloth might be helpful. Full california sun can be an intense thing.

Make sure you are watering deeply, not just the surface.


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RE: Japanese Eggplant wilting

You could transplant to a pot in a fully shaded location for a few days and gradually expose it to more light as it seems capable of tolerating. But if you transplant, better pick the fruit.


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