Room for Aubergines

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  1. Jowo

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    Hi there oh wise ones
    I have some fabulous Aubergine growing for the first time. For some reason I planted 2 of them in one large pot. They're doing OK :about 2 foot with reasonable plumage (ones in grow bags are larger)
    I now feel I need to separate them as they will do better but am afraid to do so for fear of damaging them. What would you do? Should I leave them be:will they fruit or will they do better with more room?
    I've tried to upload a photo but it's not having it!!
     
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    pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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    Don't think I would separate at this stage, it seems a bit too late to me.
    If you feel the pot is too small you could just move them both up to a larger one.
     
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    OK thanks Pete. Proportionately the pot still looks adequate so I'll leave as is. Many thanks again
     
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    If you have fruit keep feeding well.
    Often if a pot is too small the frequency of watering tells you it's time to move up.
     
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    Some have just started flowering .. I'm loving their character.. prickly with beautiful flowers!!
    They are easy to keep moist at present so I think they're happy in their current situ, though I did spot a bout of aphids so have zapped them with diluted washing up liquid and hoping that does the trick ;-)
     
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