Corn, Blue Jade (organic)

Corn, Blue Jade (organic)

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Mature in 70-80 days
Zones 3+
3 feet tall
Full Sun
Approx. 50 seeds per pack

One of the only sweet corns that can be grown in containers, the 3-foot-tall plants of this variety bear 3-6 ears of steel blue corn. The peak time for eating is when the kernels are just turning blue but can be eaten when white or steel blue. This is a great variety for small spaces and container gardens, and excellent when eaten fresh or turned into a creamed corn.

Growing Instructions

Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep, 4" apart after danger of frost has passed. Germination in 4-21 days.  For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows, 36-48" apart, instead of in one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water.