Mandan Bride Corn

Zea mays | SKU: 1355A
4 Reviews
$3.75 to $585.00
  • Organic
  • 6-8 inch long ears
  • Multicolor kernels
  • Plants grow to 6 feet
  • Flint corn
  • 85-90 days
  • ±2,100 seeds/lb

$3.75 to $585.00

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Item Details

Attributed to the Mandan tribe of North Dakota; this Native American flour corn was planted by Mandan women along with beans, sunflowers, and squash. This corn with its colorful autumnal kernels, some of which are striped, can be used in fall displays or ground into corn meal. Plants will produce several 6-8” ears on 6’ plants. 85-90 days. ±2,100 seeds/lb.

Learn to Grow Mandan Bride Corn

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.

Ratings & Reviews

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Pleasant taste

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It is a pleasant tasting flour. After my seeds were stored in a closet for seven years I planted again and they still germinated.

Beautiful

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This is the most beautiful corn. The stalks are weak though but it is worth growing, especially if you like to grind your own cornmeal.

Grits magic

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This makes the best grits I’ve ever eaten.

Great stuff

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First time growing this. did great, survived 2 weeks straight over 100 degrees with wind so hard I put up windscreen, and days without sun from smoke from the fires Germination was nearly 100%. Yield was 3 times the Blue Jade I planted last year The colors were beautiful. Saved a couple of deep red and black ears to plant next year. Can't wait to grind it.