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'
Growing Ichiban from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Ichiban about 42 days before your last frost date.
Eggplant 'Ichiban' information
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