BJRI Kenaf (HC-2)


Scientific name: Hibiscus cannabinus

Variety: BJRI Kenaf (HC-2)

Popular/Local name: Jolly kenaf

Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Jute Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Year of release 1977
Main characteristics Stem and petiole slightly pink red, leaf cordate, rapid growth. Field duration 140-150 days for fibre, 180 days for seed.
Planting season and timeMid – April to late  April
Harvesting time/Days to maturity160-170
Yield(t/ha)Fiber yield    4.63-5.00 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceWater logging tolerant


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