- Blue Hopi was first developed by the Native Hopi people and grows well in desert climates and can be used for blue flour or cornmeal.
100 Days to maturity. Zea mays. Blue Hopi Organic Corn Seeds. Non-GMO, annual, organic, open-pollinated, heirloom, Flint and Flour Corn. Suitable for growing in garden plots or raised beds. Corn tolerates heat and drought-prone regions. Not usually eaten as sweet corn, but it can be eaten as a sweet corn if picked when young and eaten soon after picking. Most commonly 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. Wait until stalk and leaves are completely brown before harvesting. Stalk may need to be dried indoors if in a humid area. ~100 seeds/oz.