Growing Eggplant, also Aubergine

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01 Jan 23 Goldy (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hello, first time gardener here! ;-) Bought eggplant seedlings from Bunnings and planted all of them (6) in a round pot, approx 10cm apart. I know it requires 45-50cm apart. Will they grow and produce fruit as is or do I have to set them apart further? i.e. re plant in a different pot?
05 Jan 23 Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
First time gardener learn a golden rule - when they suggest 45-50cm between plants there is a very good reason. They need that amount of soil area to be able to source enough nutriets to produce a decent crop.
04 Jan 23 Liz (Australia - temperate climate)
Eggplant leaves/plants can spread a bit, so separate pots or beds would be best
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