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Red Husk Spectrum Ornamental Corn

Ornamental—and Makes a Tasty Popcorn
  • SKU: 66454
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 200 seeds
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Red Husk Spectrum Ornamental Corn

Small, 3½ -4½ in. multi-colored ears are the perfect size for autumn decorations and craft projects! This unique, miniature Indian corn variety has red and white husks and stalks—and the kernels are shades of red, brown, gold, cream and everything in between. Ears can also be dried and used for popcorn. Sow Red Husk Spectrum Ornamental Corn seed when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed. Corn prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Harvest when the ears and stalks have dried completely. Fully dry kernels will shatter when struck by a hammer. Approx. 200 seeds per pkt. 110 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormAnnual, upright.
  • LightFull Sun.
  • Height8 - 9 feet.
  • Spread5 - 18 inches.
  • Spacing5 inches between plants; 24 - 36 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9.
  • FoliageRed husks.
  • FruitMiniature, 3.5 - 4.5 inch multi-colored corn ears.
  • Germination6 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsRich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 200 seeds per packet.
  • CommentsUnique miniature Indian corn variety with red and white husks and stalks. Kernels are colorful with shades of red, brown, gold, cream, and everything inbetween. Also makes a tasty popcorn!
  • Botanical NameZea mais 'Red Husk Spectrum'
  • Depth2 inches.
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2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Seeds
1A-4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A-10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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