Shikou is a long Asian type eggplant with dark, glossy fruit that measure 6-8" long by 1-1.5 inches wide, have a purple calyx, very few seeds, thin tender skin, and a very white interior. Plants are medium-sized, productive, semi-spineless and mature about 75 days from transplant. Shikou is a Japanese word meaning "Supreme."
Approx. 30 seeds per packet
Depth: 1/4 inch
Spacing: 4 inch
Soil type: well draining, hummus rich soil
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 70 days
Hardiness Zones: 5-12
Start indoors in bright light 8-12 weeks before last frost date. Heat mat helps to warm soil and speed germination. Setting out larger transplants helps to fight pest pressure.
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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