Flour Corn
Zea mays 'Mandan Bride'

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

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

Kernel Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Dark Blue

Blue-Violet

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

Regional

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

Clinton, Minnesota

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 30, 2006, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Information only, I have not grown this variety.

Collected from the Mandan Indians in North Dakota and Minnesota, the 6" to 8" ears are a lovely calico combination of a multitude of colors. Can be used as a flour corn or an ornamental.

Neutral

On Nov 18, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A multi-colored corn.