'Shikou' is a long Asian–type eggplant with dark, glossy fruit that measure 6–8 inches 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
Highly refined fruit quality
Eggplant foliage and flowers are highly ornamental
Days to maturity from direct seed- 85 - 95
Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 25