Corn Seeds - Popcorn - Mini Blue
Seed Count: 30 Seeds
Maturity Date: 90-100 Days from Planting/Transplanting
Plant Height: 4-5 Feet
Kernel Color: Deep Blue
Growth Habit: Stalk
Ideal Growing Conditions: Full Sun, Well-drained soil
Use: Unique popcorn variety, ornamental
Mini Blue Popcorn is a distinctive heirloom variety known for its deep blue kernels and smaller ears. It carries a rich history in traditional farming, often celebrated for its unique appearance and delightful flavor. This variety is a testament to the diverse and colorful world of heirloom corn, having been preserved and passed down through generations due to its unique characteristics.
This popcorn isn't just a delight to grow but also a treat in the kitchen. The deep blue kernels produce a surprisingly white and fluffy popcorn with a robust flavor. It's perfect for a homegrown, healthy snack and can also be used in decorative crafts, adding a touch of rustic charm to your home.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
Plant Mini Blue Popcorn seeds in well-drained soil in a location that receives full sun. Sow seeds about 1 inch deep, spaced 8-12 inches apart in rows 24-36 inches apart. Provide consistent watering, especially during the flowering and kernel development stages. The plants will grow in stalks, reaching up to 4-5 feet in height. Harvest when the husks are dry and the kernels are hard. Dry the ears completely before shelling and popping.
Mini Blue Popcorn is more than just a snack; it's a journey into the heritage of corn cultivation. Its vibrant colors and delightful taste make it a must-try for gardeners and food enthusiasts alike.