Organic Japonica Striped Maize Corn, 1890 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Japonica Striped Maize Corn, 1890 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Seed Exchange - Magnificent ornamental flint corn from Japan; known in the 1890s as Striped-Leafed Japanese Maize. Variegated leaves striped with green, white, yellow, and pink. Tassels are dark purple, kernels are burgundy. Beautiful when planted as a border. Color develops better when plants are widely spaced. Can be ground for cornmeal. 85 days. ±3,100 seeds/lb.

  • Organic & Open-Pollinated
  • Variegated leaves
  • Green, white, yellow, and pink stripes
  • Dark purple tassels and burgundy kernels
  • 85 days
  • 50 Seeds per packet

  • Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water.

    Direct Seed: 4" Apart

    Germination: 4-21 Days

    Rows Apart: 36-48"

    Light: Full Sun

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