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Eggplant 'Ichiban'

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Please Note: A $15 service fee applies to all orders. We are unable to take phone orders or add items over the phone to online orders at this time. Purchase for Pickup is available at five locations: Auburn, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, and Rocklin. We're committed to fulfilling your order within 24 hours.

Typically available from early spring through mid-summer. Check with your local store for current availability.

Slender, nearly black fruits are produced spring through fall. Thin skin with mild flavor, this eggplant variety is ideal for sauteing, grilling and baking. 

Draw pollinators into your garden with pollinator-attracting plants.

* Check Stores for current availability, or stop in to see the full selection.

Plant with Tomatoes


  • Size: 3'-4' tall, 2'-3' wide
  • Days to Maturity: 68 Days
  • Productivity: 9" Long, Slender Fruits
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate to High
  • Growth Habit: Trailing

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched garden soil 1-2 weeks after last frost. Leave 2'-3' of space between each plant. Fertilize when transplanting and when flowers are about to bloom. Water early morning or late evening. Harvest eggplants at 9" for best flavor. ebstone-organics-surestart,raised-vegetable-bin,ebstone-organics-tomatoevegetablefood,ebstone-organics-raisedbedpottingmix,ames-wood-handle-trowel


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