Nunhems Viraat F1 Hybrid Chilli is a high-yielding, early maturing chilli variety that is resistant to leaf curl virus. It has a semi-spreading growth habit and produces cylindrical, medium-pungency fruits that are 15-17 cm long. Viraat is a good choice for both commercial and home growers.
- Early maturing (60-65 days)
- High yield (10-12 tonnes/hectare)
- Resistant to leaf curl virus
- Semi-spreading growth habit
- Cylindrical fruits, 15-17 cm long
- Medium pungency
- Viraat can be grown in both Kharif and Rabi seasons.
- The seeds should be sown in a well-drained, fertile soil.
- The plants should be spaced 30 cm apart.
- Viraat requires regular irrigation, especially during the flowering and fruiting stages.
- The plants should be fertilized every 15 days with a balanced fertilizer.
- Viraat is susceptible to pests and diseases such as aphids, whiteflies, and leaf curl virus. These pests and diseases can be controlled by using appropriate pesticides and fungicides.
Viraat fruits can be harvested 60-65 days after sowing. The fruits should be picked when they are fully mature and red in color.