In the origin story from the Hopi, a guardian spirit named Màasaw gifted the Hopi: wood that would become the planting stick, a bag of corn seeds, a gourd filled with water and an ear of blue corn. This blue corn became a staple of the Hopi and their culture over many generations developed around it. 

Corn, Hopi Blue

    • Beautiful dark blue kernals
    • Flour corn
    • 1-2, 7" Long Ears Per Stalk 
    • 5-6' Tall
    • 100-110 Days
    • 100 Seeds/Packet
  • Planting - How To Grow Hopi Blue Corn

    • Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost. 

    • For best results, plant in 3 to 6 row blocks instead of a single row 

    • Thin 8" apart. 

    • Keep seeds moist however avoid over saturating seeds 

    • Maturing crops Prefers consistent watering in well-drained soil. 

    Harvesting -  How To Harvest Hopi Blue Corn

    • Plan harvest in early morning or in the evening. 

    • If harvesting it for sweet, or milk stage, wait until corn silk is dark brown all the way to the husk. 

    • If harvesting for seed or full maturity, allow corn to dry on stalk, seed corn is most optimal when ears and husk are completely dry and starting to point downwards. 


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