Mesta HS-24


Scientific name: Hibiscus sabdariffa

Variety: Mesta HS-24

Popular/Local name: Tany Mesta

Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Jute Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Method of development/originAl-salvador
Year of release 1977
Main characteristics Stem deep green with coppery red nodes, pickles present, leaf lobed. Field duration 160 days for fiber
Planting season and timeFirst  April to late  May
Harvesting time/Days to maturity190 for fiber
Resistance/toleranceDrought and Nematode resistance


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