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Shikou (Hybrid)

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Shikou F1 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 (or stem), very few seeds, thin tender skin, and very a white interior.  Plants are very attractive, medium sized and productive, semi-spineless and mature about 70-80 days from transplant. Shikou is a Japanese word meaning “Supreme.” Fruit are easy to prepare- just slice and sauté or stir-fry, no peeling or salting required.

Beautiful Asian type
Semi-spineless
Highly refined fruit quality
Days to Maturity from Transplant: 70-80

Fruit Shape

Elongated

Fruit Size

Medium

Exterior Color

Purple

Interior Color

White

Exterior Characteristics

Smooth

HG Market Segment

Farm Market
Bedding Plant Growers
Mail Order
Seed Packet

Plant Height

Medium

Length

6-8 inches
(15 - 20 cm)

Width

1-1.5 inches
(3 - 4 cm)
Click here to download Shikou (Hybrid) Eggplant Data Sheet
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