Botanical Interests Seeds, Corn Ornamental, Striped Japonica

Zea mays var. japonica. USDA organic. Full Sun. 85 Days. Sow after last chance of spring frost. Heirloom. Add brilliant color and novelty to your flower or vegetable garden. Enjoy its jewel-like dark burgundy cobs as gorgeous autumn decor! This beautiful, 5-6 feet tall, ornamental heirloom corn dates back to at least the mid-1800s when it was brought to America from Japan. It has green, variegated leaves with pink, creamy white, and yellow stripes and dark purple tassels. A stroking backdrop to a flowerbed or vegetable garden. Its cobs produce dark burgundy kernels that can be dried and saved for autumn displays or ground into a richly colored cornmeal. This packet sows two 10-foot rows. No GMOs. All our seeds are untreated. We are dedicated to inspiring & educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside. Certified organic by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture.