Calico Popcorn (Zea mays)
A beautiful, multi-use Indian corn with kernels of purple, blue, brown, rose, gold, and white. Loved as a fall ornamental and used for popping. Stalks can reach 10’ tall and yield 2-4 ears measuring 5-8” long, smaller than most Indian corn varieties and larger than most popcorn varieties.
- 75 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 100-105 days
- Direct sow 1-2” deep in full sun 1-2 weeks after last frost date when soil temperature reaches 60°F+.
- Space plants 10-12” apart in rows spaced 12-24” apart.