Mandan Bride Corn
Mandan Bride Corn (Zia mays) This Native American flour corn originates from the Mandan tribe of North Dakota. Largely used as an ornamental and ground for flour in North America, this variety was originally planted by Mandan women along with beans, sunflowers, and squash. This is a beautiful dent corn revealing various combinations of red, black, orange, yellow and white, both solid and striped. Plants will produce several 6-8 inch ears on 6 foot plant stalks.
85-90 days to maturity
75 seeds per packet $3.50
Planting Instructions: Direct seed Corn after risk of frost has passed, and when the soil temperature is above 18 degrees Celsius. Sow in a furrow, 1 - 1.5 inches deep and 4 inches apart, thinning to 1 plant per every 8 inches. Plant Corn in blocks or at least 4 rows to ensure proper pollination.