Flour Corn
Zea mays 'Anasazi Flour'

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

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

81 to 90 days

91 to 100 days

Kernel Color:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Orange

Red-Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Yellow

Medium Blue

Dark Blue

Blue-Violet

Violet/Lavender

Dark Purple/Black

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Brown/Bronze

White

Cream/Tan

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 12, 2002, Blueflint from Batavia, OH wrote:

Found in a cave in Utah and carbon dated to 800 years old. Stalks range from 4 to 7 feet tall, some suckers gives a bushey look. This is a 100 to 120 day corn, 12 row, multi colored with a lot of blue kernals. Some multi eared stalks. Ears average 7" long with some to 8". -Blueflint