Varietal characteristics : Deep Purplish red leaves. Good for multicuts in homesteads. Seeds need not be soaked before sowing but should be mixed with semolina (rava)or ricepowder before sowing to avoid being carried away by ants.
Season: June- August; Sept- Nov
Seed rate: 2-4g/cent
Spacing: Transplanted crop sown at 20cmx20cm spacing