Shades Of Blue Popcorn is an open-pollinated, heirloom that matures in 105 days. Ears are 3½-5½” long. Several blends of blue shades including sky blue and violet blue. Plant Shades Of Blue Popcorn seeds 1″ deep in moist soils 6″ apart in the row and at least 30″ inches apart between rows. Plant in blocks of 4 rows or more. Plant when soil temperatures are 60° 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.