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Japonica Variegated Flint Corn

€3,25 EUR

Japonica variegated flint corn Aka Japonica striped corn or maize is a Japanese heirloom, commonly grown for its ornamental and beautiful striped leaves. Japonica Striped Corn is a wonderful addition to any garden and will stand out among your other plants. This corn variety produces dark purple tassels with edible burgundy kernels. This corn is suitable for making cornmeal. 

Scientific Name: zea mays

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 19C

Germination time in days: 4-21 Days

Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days

Sunlight: Full Sun

Soil requirement: well drained, fertile

Sowing and cultivation: Direct sow 1.5 cm deep in late spring when soil temperatures are over 19C. Thin plants 20-30 cm apart in 4-5 rows, and 60-90 cm apart for best pollination.