Corn – Sweet Blue Jade

$3.48

Kernels are ready to eat as they turn from white to blue. 2-3 small ears per plant. Great for containers.

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Description

Botanical Name

Zea mays

Family
Gramineae

Spacing
Plant direct seeds 4″ apart, in rows that are 36-48″ apart. Multiple short rows are better than one long row.

Depth
Sow seeds 2.5-5 cm (1-2″) deep.

Requirements
Likes full sun. Plant after the last frost has passed. Prefers deep, well drained fertile soils with a pH between 5.6-6.0.

Germination
Seeds will sprout in 4-21 days, in warm soil.

Pests
Corn wireworms and seed corn maggots

Timing
Plant when soil is warm enough.

Growing
Control weeds and water regularly.

Harvest
7o-80 days when white kernels have matured to a steel blue colour.

Season
Warm, Annual