This is the red banana, grown in and around Kamalapur of Gulbarga district. Although a small town, Kamalapur has gained recognition thanks to this variety of banana. Red banana cultivation is entirely different from other varieties. Plantation starts in June to August and requires a large quantity of compost. It has been recognized as a Geographical indication by the Government of India on 04/09/2009.The red banana has medicinal properties and many nutrients.