Seedlings of the Indian Malunggay that produces extra-long fruits are now available at the Sarian Farm in Teresa, Rizal.
This is a variety brought to the Philippines several years ago by Mrs. Beatriz Dar, wife of Dr. William Dar, director general of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).
This variety has been proven to be highly adapted under Philippine conditions. The extra-long fruits make excellent material for cooking the authentic Ilocano pinakbet. They can be cooked together with many other vegetables that include eggplant, tomatoes, finger and bell pepper, ampalaya, string beans, patani, alokon and others.
Seedlings will bear fruit in two years as has been the experience at the Sarian Farm in Teresa, Rizal.
For more information on the availability of seedlings contact us here SARIAN FARM.