Japonica Striped Maize Corn

$4.00 $3.50

  • Organic
  • Variegated leaves
  • Green, white, yellow, and pink stripes
  • Dark purple tassels and burgundy kernels
  • 85 days
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.

 

7 in stock

SKU: 0616A P50 Category:

Description

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 corn meal. 85 days.