Mandan Red Clay is an extremely rare flour type corn originally developed by the Mandan Tribe. It is most often used for parching, soups, and for making cornbread.
Corn, Mandan Red Clay Corn
- Silver/Lavender kernels
- Ears grow up to 6-8 inches
- Produces up to 2 ears per stalk
- Flour corn
- 70-80 days
- 100 seeds/packet
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.
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.