Vialone Risotto Upland Rice
(Oryza sativa); Upland variety; Awnless; Italian Heritage Risostto
A Semifino (medium grain) brown rice, Vialone has a high starch content which makes it a wonderful risotto variety that absorbs liquids well, keeping its shape during cooking.
Vialone plants tiller heavily and grow tall, developing a purplish hue to its leaves, stalks, and hulls as they mature.
A long season variety, Vialone is harvested roughly 125-130 days after transplanting in early May.
Lodging might occur after periods of heavy rain.
Our original seed stock was sourced from John Sherck who received it from Sylvia Davatz.