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Mountain Valley Seed Co.

Corn Seeds - Ornamental - Blue Hopi

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75 to 90 days. This heirloom variety has 5-foot stalks that produce 7-inch, very dark blue ears that are highly decorative. The ancients believed that, when eaten before a long journey, the consumer was guaranteed a safe return.

Blue Hopi Ornamental Corn for Planting

Zea mays

Not usually eaten as sweet corn but ground for blue corn meal used for tortillas, corn chips, or blue cornbread. Contains 20% more protein than other varieties of corn.

Prepare soil with compost and plant a week after the last frost. Avoid planting near tomatoes but okay to plant near peas, cucumbers, and pole beans. Weed regularly. Consider laying mulch over the top to help control weeds.

  • Height - 5 feet
  • Spacing - 8 to 12 inches
  • Depth - 1-inch

Wait til stalk and leaves are completely brown before harvesting. Stalk may need to be dried indoor if in a humid area.