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Eggplant 'Ichiban'

Solanum melongena

Ichiban is a variety of Eggplant which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum melongena 'Ichiban'. Ichiban is a patented hybrid variety. Ichiban grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Ichiban is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Ichiban Eggplant is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Eggplant 'Ichiban'

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water very often. Ichiban is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Ichiban from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 feet (60.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 15°C / 59°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Ichiban about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Ichiban

Ichiban is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Ichiban

Eggplant 'Ichiban' information

How long does Ichiban take to grow?

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When should I sow Ichiban?

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Misspellings of Eggplant 'Ichiban'

Ichiban, Ichiban Hybrid, Hybrid Ichiban

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