Corn, Ornamental
Zea mays 'Wachichu Flint'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

101 to 110 days

Kernel Color:

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Magenta

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Coral/Apricot

Orange

Red-Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Yellow

Turquoise

Light Blue

Medium Blue

Dark Blue

Violet/Lavender

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 15, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Slender 9-11 in. ears exhibit a spectacular range of colors and patterns. Kernels have a hard, translucent seed coat. Vigorous, bushy plants with lots of side tillers make an effective wind break and an excellent forage for animals. Tolerant of cold soils.