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Painted Mountain Ornamental Corn

Easy to Grow!
Easy to Grow!
  • SKU: 64517
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 50 seeds per pkt
This item ships in both Spring & Fall

Painted Mountain Ornamental Corn

This hardy strain has descended from 70 varieties of native corn rescued from Indians and homesteaders who lived in some of the harshest climates of the U.S. and Canada. Tolerant to heat, drought, high winds and cold nights. Makes superb flour, hominy and parched corn. Can be eaten fresh when young. A striking ornamental, with more beautiful colors than any variety we've seen. 90 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height4 feet.
  • Spread1-1.5 feet.
  • SpacingPlant spacing 8 - 10 inches apart. Row spacing 30 - 36 inches.
  • Zones4 - 11 annual.
  • FoliageMedium green foliage.
  • ColorMulti-colored ears.
  • FruitMulti-color. Ear length is 6 - 7 inches.
  • Germination7 - 14 days.
  • Soil RequirementsHigh fertility and deep, well-drained fertile soil with a pH between 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Seed CountApprooximately 50 seeds per packet.
  • PollinatorTo promote complete pollination, plant corn in blocks instead of one long row.
  • CommentsMulti-colored kernels vary from ear to ear. Ears are 6 - 7 inches long and are good for both decoration and milling.
  • YieldGood yields.
  • Botanical NameZea mays 'Painted Mountain'
  • DepthPlant seeds 1 inch deep.
  • Days To Maturity90 days.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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