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Old April 18, 2013   #37
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Originally Posted by Urbanfarmer View Post
We were stunned as well. The picture shows one Ichiban several years ago that was toward the end of it's life. We removed most of the leaves for the picture. Granted, this was grown in a greenhouse and had about a 6 month production run (can't remember exactly). It set just about every flower, and the flowers didn't stop. It was always heavy with eggplant just like you see here. All the Ichibans we've grown were like this.

Last year we tried a generic Italian-type and didn't do well. Even if you do everything right, if the variety is flawed, win some and you lose some.
That thing looked just like mine last year.
They have always been heavy producers for me I just dont like them.

I like the fat grocery store eggplant like Black Beauty .

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