Blue Jade Corn

Zea mays | SKU: 1194A P50
$3.25
  • Organic
  • Sweet corn
  • Plants grow up to 3 feet
  • 3-6 ears per stalk
  • White kernels mature to steel blue color
  • Can be grown in containers
  • 70-80 days
$3.25

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One of the only sweet corns that can be grown in containers, the 3-foot-tall plants of this variety bear 3-6 ears. Peak time for eating is when kernels are just turning blue, but can be eaten when white or steel blue. This variety is from Dutch seedsman and Seed Savers Exchange member Kees Sahin. 70-80 days.

Direct Seed: 4" Apart

Germination: 4-21 Days

Rows Apart: 36-48"

Light: Full Sun

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.