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Mnavu Shujja

Crop Remark: Highly productive erect and bushy nightshade plant with multiple leaves suitable
for all year round production. The plant is healthy and highly vigorous
Mode of pollination: Open Pollinated
Growing areas:
Medium low altitude
Seed rate/acre:
50 g
Approx. seeds/gm:
350 seeds
20 cm x 40 cm
Plant growth habit:
Erect and Bushy
45 - 60 days for flesh harvest and 90 - 100 days for seed crop
Plant height:
Semi-determinate (0.5 to 1.0 m high)
Leaf category:
Broad and intermediate long leaves
Leaf shape:
Elliptic-obovate with very acute tip angle
Leaf colour:
Dark green
Leaf flavour: Intermediate bitterness
Average foliage per plant: 4 - 6 kg
Harvesting period: 3 - 5 months
Yield potential:
Indented apex with medium pistil scar
Diseases: Intermediate resistance to leaf blight and bacterial wilt diseases
Usage: Served as a vegetable when cooked in many dishes especially Ugali
Fruit flesh: Rich in vitamins E and K important for blood clotting, minerals such as Iron Potassium and Calcium, antioxidants ideal for healthy meal
Yield potential
Average 40 - 45 tons / acre
Usage: Used in many culinary dishes such as soups and stew
Health benefits
Rich in vitamins C & K, anti-inflammatory, improves digestion, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol level, rich in nutrients; fiber, potassium, carbs
Available pack sizes: Kadogo (4g), 10 g, 25 g, 50 g, 100 g, 250 g