Aubergine 'Scorpio' Solanum melongena 'Scorpio'

aubergine 'Scorpio'


'Scorpio' is an aubergine grown as an annual either in a greenhouse, frame or cloche or outside in a sunny sheltered position.Compact, bushy plants to around 60cm tall and wide with grey-green, downy leaves produce crops of small, ovoid, deep purple fruit from mid summer into autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      aubergine 'Scorpio'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Pinch out the growing tip of the plant when it has reached about 30cm high and remove excess flowers if larger fruits are required

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed

  • insectPests

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

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free