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PlantFiles: Flour Corn
Zea mays 'Mandan Bride'

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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

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

A multi-colored corn.

Regional...

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

Clinton, Minnesota



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