CBC2 is upright in growth habit and most of the pods occur above the canopy. Its seed isdark reddish brown in colour. The variety is mainlyused for grain production. CBC2 isearly maturing (takes about 85 days to mature), with a 61% yield advantage over CBC1.Under optimal conditions, CBC2 can yield up to 3 tha-1. However under humid, cool andpersistent cloud cover conditions, the variety is susceptible to Aschochyta Blight andscab. It is recommended for production in all cowpea growing areas (that is,Zimbabwean agro-ecological regions 2 to 5).