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PlantFiles: Flint Corn
Zea mays 'Indian Ornamental'

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

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7 members have or want this plant for trade.


6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:
101 to 110 days

Kernel Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Abutilon On Nov 17, 2007, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

We grow many varieties of Indian corn and many of our own, also.
It always does very well here.

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 15, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

100 day corn with ears of orange, blue, yellow, maroon, black, and white kernels.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Carrollton, Georgia
Ridgeland, Mississippi
Coal Center, Pennsylvania

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