Kashi Dhawal

This variety is derived from a local collection. The vine length is 7.5-8 m. Fruits are oblong, flesh white, thickness 8.5-8.7 cm, seed arrangements linear, average weight 11-12 kg crop duration 120 days and yield 550-600 q/ha. This is suitable for preparation of Petha sweets due to high flesh recovery. This has been identified by UP State Horticultural Seed Sub Committee and notified during the XII meeting of Central Sub Committee on Crop Standard Notification and Release of Varieties for Horticultural Crops for the cultivation in U.P., Punjab, Bihar and Jharkhand.