Tom Thumb Popcorn (Zea mays)
This fast-growing, extra-early dwarf variety reaches only 3’ tall and produces 2 small ears per stalk measuring up to 4” long. Golden kernels are delicious and slightly dense when popped. Lovely, dried ears are often used as a fall decoration.
- 75 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 85 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.