Varieties

Type: CG 7

Attributes


  • Confectionery nuts with medium sized seed.
  • Suitable for all areas of the country.
  • The seed is redish in colour.
  • Late maturing variety (Takes 130 - 150days to mature).
  • Has about 48% oil.
  • Potential yield up to 2.5mt per hector.

Type: Chalimbana

Attributes


  • Confectionery nut.
  • Most suitable in all plateau areas of the country.
  • Medium to late maturing variety (130 to 140).
  • The seed is Tan in colour.
  • Has about 45% oil content.
  • Potential yield is up to 2.0 to 2.5 tonnes per hector.