Cherry Berry Strawberry Popcorn is an open-pollinated, heirloom that matures in 98 days. Larger, longer ears than standard strawberry popcorn making for a good pack out. Cherry Berry Strawberry Popcorn husk colors are a mixture of beige, burgundy, reds, and streaked. 5-6′ stalk height with good standability. Fantastic yields. Plant seeds 1″ deep in most soils; 6-8″ apart in the row: and at least 30″ apart between the rows. Plant in blocks of 4 rows or more for good pollination. Plant when soil temperatures are 60 degrees F or above. Fertilize well. Harvest when husks are dried. Approximately 250 seeds per ounce or 4,000 seeds per pound
Companions: Bean, cucumber, melon, parsley, pea, potato, pumpkin, squash.
Allies: Odorless marigold and white geranium deter Japanese beetles. Pigweed raises nutrients from the subsoil to where the corn can reach them.
Enemies: Tomatoes and corn are attacked by the same worm.
CORN: Disease Resistance and Tolerance Key
ComR – Common Rust
MDMR – Maize Dwarf Mosaic Rust
NCLB – Northern Corn Leaf Blight
R – Rust
SCLB – Southern Corn Leaf Blight
SW – Stewart’s Wilt
Each seed packet contains approximately 250 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.