This variety can withstand drought and it is ideal for making idly and dosa.
It is normally cultivated during Samba. (July 15th to January 14th).
Sandy clay or Alluvial soil is preferred for cultivating this variety.
150- 155 days (130 days if sown directly).
It grows upto a height of 143.5 cms.
Colour and Quality
The colour of the rice is red and it has a coarse rice quality.
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