Corn, Japonica Organic

Catalog #0616A

3183

(Zea mays) Magnificent ornamental 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. 85 days.

DIRECT SEED
4" Apart
GERMINATION
4-21 days
ROWS APART
36-48"
LIGHT
Full Sun
 
Green Thumb Tip
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 12" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water.
± 3,100 seeds/lb

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