- Is the most popular variety in the high altitude growing areas of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania
- It hardly lodges, tolerant to blight leaf and ear diseases; and weevil attack, therefore has a long shelf life.
- Is good for ugali/posho and has a sweet taste when roasted.
- Yields: 38 bags/ acre
- Maturity: 150 days
- Seed rate: 10kg/acre
- Spacing: 75cm x 25cm-one seed per hill