Flour Corn
Zea mays 'Mandan Red Clay'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Mandan Red Clay
Additional cultivar information:(aka Parching Lavender Mandan)
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Red

Violet/Lavender

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Castle Rock, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 31, 2012, greenknight from Castle Rock, WA wrote:

Only 4 to 5 feet tall, and very early. Edible as green corn, but not very sweet. Seems to be drought-tolerant. Very reliable flour corn for short-season areas.