Rainbow Mini Ornamental Popcorn is an open-pollinated, heirloom that matures in 100 days. Ears are 3-6″ long. Nice percentage of red husks in this blend. Wide variety of kernel colors on the ear, including many pastels. Rainbow Mini Ornamental Popcorn stalks are 6-8′ tall and stand well. Plant seeds 1″ deep in moist soils 6″ apart in the row and at least 30″ apart between 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.