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Aubergine

So last year I planted aubergines in my greenhouse, 2nd year the 1st year I had a crop last year I had lots of flowers but no fruit. Can anyone help me with where I went wrong ! Do I need to pollinate them myself I did not the first year.

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,136

    They should be ok without help but if you're not getting fruits to set then I'd try using a fine artists brush. Make sure the compost isn't drying out and that the air isn't too humid ... a tricky balance in some years. 

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  • OnopordumOnopordum Posts: 390

    Electric toothbrush is good for buzz-pollinating aubergines and peppers (you can remove the head first).

  • UzzyUzzy Posts: 15

    Many thanks for this.

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