This variety is grown in areas prone to water logging and also in saline soils. It is highly resistant to pest and disease. The rice of this variety is highly suitable for making idly and dosa. It is also suitable for the South Indian meal.
It is normally cultivated during Samba. (July 15th to January 14th).
Clayey soil is preferred for cultivating this variety.
It grows upto a height of 117 cms.
Colour and Quality
The colour of the rice is white and it has coarse rice.