Plant Care Berenjena

Berenjena

Also known as

Tamarillo, Tamarillo, Tree tomato, Tomate de árbol, Tomate andino, Tomate serrano, Blood fruit, Tomate de yuca, Tomate de españa, Sachatomate, Tamamoro and Terong belanda

Taxonomy

Solanum betaceum
Solanum
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Berenjena

Water

How often to water your Berenjena

Water needs for Berenjena
0.5 cups
every 9

Berenjena needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Eugene, Oregon.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Berenjena

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Berenjena in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

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Growing Berenjena in Eugene right now

Light needs for plant Berenjena in Eugene, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Berenjena in Eugene, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 34.3% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Eugene is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to decrease by 34.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Berenjena in Eugene, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 29th, 2021

This month, Eugene is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.7 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Tamarillo in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Berenjena: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Berenjena love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ⛅.

Berenjena does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Berenjena

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Berenjena: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Berenjena after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Berenjena

Nutrient needs for plant Berenjena in Eugene, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Eugene is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Care Summary for Berenjena

Berenjena

Berenjena


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Eugene, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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