Corn, Seneca Red Stalker
- Multicolor kernels
- Purple-red stalks and husks
- Flint corn
- 100 days
- ±2,300 seeds/lb
Flint corn with highly ornamental purple-red stalks and husks. This 1980s introduction is a selection out of the variety Seneca Indian promoted by Robson Seed Farms of Hall, New York. Plants grow 7' tall with large 8-9" ears of multicolor kernels. Can be ground for corn meal. 100 days. ±2,300 seeds/lb.
Learn to Grow it
This crop can be direct seeded into soil 2-3 weeks after the last spring frost when the soil has warmed.
Space your seeds 3-6 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Instead of growing this crop in rows, plant it in a block which will help with pollination. Plant your seeds around 1 inch deep.
Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.
These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F.