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Why are my aubergines rotting?

JudithJ

By Judithj

Scottish Borders, United Kingdom Gb

This is the third year of trying to grow aubergines - I always seem to get so far and this happens - plants are looking very healthy and flower perfectly. Then the fruit just seems to rot at this very early stage. What am I doing wrong?



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Are you hand pollinating them ?
I am also growing them for the first time and the fruits are just beginning to show on some of them.I They look healthy so far ,The ten plants I have are in large pots inside the greenhouse,but after reading on google about them,I am hand pollinating each flower as it opens,and hoping for the best.

8 Jul, 2009

 

I am not pollinating them at all - if they are setting fruit doesn't that mean they are OK. Mine are also in pots, but will go and try to tickle their flowers!! Thanks

9 Jul, 2009

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