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Blue Hopi Corn

Blue Hopi Corn

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Blue Hopi
Flint / Flour Corn

110 days — 'Blue Hopi' corn is an ancient flour corn variety that is generally used to make blue colored corn meal. It is currently gaining popularity for use in making tortillas, pancake mixes, cornbread mixes, corn chips, and cereal. It can also be used as a parching corn and because it is quite attractive, is often used as an ornamental.

The plants are bushy, five to eight feet in height, with eight to ten inch ears of smooth blue kernels. Each packet contains one ounce, which is approximately 95 seeds.
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Planting Instructions: Soil must be at least 65ºF to germinate. Be patient and do not plant too early or you will waste a lot of seed! Plant in full sun and keep it watered. Corn is a wind-pollinated plant. Plant in blocks several rows wide to ensure full ears.

Sow seeds about 1½ to 2½ inch deep, 3 to 4 inches apart, in rows spaced 24 to 30 inches apart. Thin to 6 to 12 inches apart. Source: Blue Corn by Duane L. Johnson and Mitra N. Jha, 1993