We are always ready to respond to our client. Contact our support. Deliveries done all through out the Kenya.
Call/Whatsapp: +254 705 031 180 Mon - Sun: 9:00-20:00
Call/Whatsapp: +254 705 031 180 Mon - Sun: 9:00-20:00

Simlaw Seeds/Kenya Seed Company

Simlaw Seeds history runs back to 9th October when two English Gardeners Simpson and Whitelaw registered it as a company then under the Indian companies’ act 1882. In 1968 the company was acquired by Kirchoff East Africa, a South African based company. Kenya Seed Company acquired Simpson and Whitelaw in 1979. In 2002 it was registered as Simlaw Seeds Company Limited. The main responsibility of Simlaw Seeds is producing, importing, marketing and distributing superior and reliable vegetable seeds for commercial and domestic use. The company has a wide range of seeds that have penetrated the market well .these includes: Cabbages; Onions and Tomatoes that are adaptable to various climatic conditions and adequately meet the local demand. Other type of beans such as Red Kidney, New Rose coco, Kenya Early and climber bean varieties such as Kenya Safi and Kenya Mavuno. Simlaw Seeds Company continues to play a major role in the agricultural sector in the East Africa region through strategic partnerships, engaging in relevant research, extension services and introduction of products into the market that are geared towards increasing food sufficiency and social well being of the community. Simlaw Seeds signifies a strong heritage of seed diversity. Mission To avail superior certified seeds and other agricultural inputs to maximise productivity. Vision A world class supplier of superior certified seeds

Giant Night Shade


Quantity In stock
Free delivery for first order and every next over $200

Giant Night Shade

Giant Night Shade (Solanum melongena), also known as African Eggplant or Garden Egg, is a versatile and nutritious vegetable cultivated widely across Kenya. This indigenous plant species is revered for its large, glossy fruits and its ability to thrive in diverse growing conditions, making it a valuable addition to both traditional and modern agricultural practices.


  • Giant Night Shade produces sizable fruits with a glossy purple-black exterior, adding visual appeal to dishes and culinary presentations.
  • Packed with essential nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, Giant Night Shade offers a healthy addition to diets, contributing to overall well-being.
  • This plant exhibits remarkable adaptability to various climates and soil types, making it suitable for cultivation in different regions of Kenya.
  • Giant Night Shade plants are prolific producers, yielding abundant harvests of fruits throughout the growing season, ensuring a steady supply for household consumption and local markets.
  • The fruits of Giant Night Shade can be prepared in numerous ways, including frying, grilling, roasting, stewing, and pickling, adding depth of flavor and texture to a wide range of dishes.


  • Giant Night Shade is a staple ingredient in Kenyan cuisine, featured in popular dishes such as stews, soups, curries, and relishes. Its mild flavor and meaty texture make it a versatile addition to both vegetarian and meat-based recipes.
  • Rich in vitamins A and C, as well as potassium and dietary fiber, Giant Night Shade contributes to a balanced diet and promotes overall health and vitality.
  • In some cultures, various parts of the Giant Night Shade plant are used in traditional herbal medicine to treat ailments such as stomachaches, skin conditions, and respiratory issues.


  • Plant Giant Night Shade seeds or seedlings in well-prepared soil with good drainage and full sun exposure. Space plants adequately to allow for proper air circulation and growth.
  • Provide consistent watering, especially during dry periods, and fertilize the plants with balanced nutrients to support healthy growth and fruit development.
  • Monitor plants regularly for signs of pests and diseases, and take appropriate measures to control infestations using organic or chemical methods as needed.
  • Harvesting: Harvest Giant Night Shade fruits when they reach their mature size and color, typically 70-90 days after planting. Use sharp scissors or pruning shears to cut the fruits from the plant without damaging the stems.
  • Storage: Store harvested Giant Night Shade fruits in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight to prolong shelf life. Alternatively, refrigerate or freeze the fruits for longer-term storage, ensuring they are properly wrapped or sealed to prevent moisture loss and spoilage.


  • Store harvested Giant Night Shade fruits in a cool, well-ventilated place away from direct sunlight. Use them within a few days for optimal freshness and flavour
  • To extend shelf life, refrigerate Giant Night Shade fruits in a perforated plastic bag or container for up to one week.
  • Wash and slice Giant Night Shade fruits before freezing them in airtight containers or freezer bags. Use them within six months for best results.
Pack Size

25grams, 50grams, 250grams, 500grams, 1kg

Protein 15g 23% 30g 30g
Vitamin D 0mcg 23% 0mcg 0mcg
Calcium 320mg 23% 320mg 320mg
Iron 1.6mg 23% 1.6mg 1.6mg
Potassium 510mg 23% 510mg 510mg
Calories 280 23% 280 280
Total Fat 9g 12% 9g 9g
Saturated Fat 4.5g 37% 4.5g 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g 12% 0g 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 14% 35mg 35mg

Customers reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Giant Night Shade”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join newsletters and get $10 discount for your next order!

Can not refresh Instagram token. It may be incorrect.

Search for products

Back to Top
Product has been added to your cart
Chat With Kihysoco Support Team
Hello 👋
Can we help you?