Flour Corn
Zea mays 'Iroquois Calico'

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

Kernel Color:

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Magenta

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Yellow

Light Blue

Medium Blue

Dark Blue

Blue-Violet

Violet/Lavender

Dark Purple/Black

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

White

Cream/Tan

Silver/Gray

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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On Sep 2, 2009, turtleheart from Wexford, PA wrote: