Plant is very strong With firmness and good shelf life.
FRUIT SHAPE: Flat round
FRUIT COLOR: Atttractive red
Fruit WEIGHT: 80-100gm
MATURITY: 65-70 days
SOIL : A well drained loamy soil is ideal.
SOWING TIME : As per the regional practices and timings.
OPTIMUM TEMP. FOR GERMINATION : 25 - 30C
TRANSPLANTING : 25-30 days after sowing.
SEED RATE : 50 - 60 gm / acre
SPACING : Row to Row: 90 cm, Plant to Plant : 45 - 60 cm
PREPARATION OF MAIN FIELD:
Deep ploughing and harrowing.
Add well decomposed FYM: 8-10 tones / acre. Make the ridges and furrows at the required spacing.
Irrigate the field and make the holes at the recommended spacing. Transplanting should be done during late afternoon, after transplanting light irrigation should be given for quick and better establishment.