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'Japanese Pickling' Eggplant
 
Sub-Category: Midseason
 
Description: Main-season variety. Plants bear extremely long, 22- to 26-inch, slender, slightly curved, purple fruit.
Days To Maturity: 75-85
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Ease/Reliability: (4.5 Stars)Ease/Reliability
 
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Reviewed on 03/10/2009 by GardenerHI - An experienced gardener

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Frost Free Season: More than 203 days
Soil Texture: Sand
Garden Size: Small - Less than 400 square feet (20' x 20')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Tastes much better than the long, skinny hybrids and has better yield and higher germination rates too.
 

Reviewed on 08/26/2005 by Nancy B - An intermediate gardener

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Illinois, United States
Frost Free Season: 143 - 163 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

"Ichiban" Japanese is the most reliable, heavy yield producer in my Chicago area and the fruit is almost always without blemish and grows straight and beautiful.
 




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