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Eggplant 'Rosa Bianca'      

Solanum melongena

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Rosa Bianca is part of the Solanum genus and is a Eggplant variety. Its scientific name is Solanum melongena 'Rosa Bianca'. Rosa Bianca is a heirloom (open pollinated) variety. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Lavender (floral) and   Lavender purple. The mature flowers are of a Single form. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Rich lilac and   White. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   India green colour.

Pinkish lavender with white fruit, mild flesh.

Rosa Bianca grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Rosa Bianca is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Iraq is believed to be where Rosa Bianca originates from.

Typically, Rosa Bianca Eggplant is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Rosa Bianca have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Rosa Bianca

  • Full Sun

  • Very High

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water very often. Keep in mind when planting that Rosa Bianca is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. USDA Hardiness Zone 4 to 14 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate).

Growing Rosa Bianca from seed

Start indoors eight weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 feet (60.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Rosa Bianca about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Rosa Bianca

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Rosa Bianca is a tender plant.

Harvesting Rosa Bianca

Misspellings of Eggplant 'Rosa Bianca'

Rosa Biance, Rosa Bianc, Rosa Bianci