Corn, Ornamental
Zea mays 'Pod'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Pod
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

101 to 110 days

Kernel Color:

Pink

Magenta

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Orange

Red-Orange

Yellow

Turquoise

Light Blue

Medium Blue

Dark Purple/Black

Brown/Bronze

White

Cream/Tan

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Nov 14, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Primitive type with each kernel covered in a tiny husk or glume. Husk may cover all or part of the kernel and are colored white, cream, reddish, brown or purple. Ears range from 5 to 12" long. There is much diversity in ear color, size and glume color.