Aubergine 'Bonica' Solanum melongena 'Bonica'

aubergine 'Bonica'


'Bonica' is a variety of aubergine, a tropical perennial grown as an annual, with grey-green, downy foliage. It reaches about 1.2m, has small, pale purple flowers, and produces good quality, large, glossy, deep purple fruit from late summer into autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      aubergine 'Bonica'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Pinch out the growing tip when the plant has reached about 30cm high to encourage branching

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed

  • insectPests

    May be affected by glasshouse whitefly, aphids and glasshouse red spider mite

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free