Dakota Black Popcorn Corn Seeds (Organic)
Corn - Dakota Black Popcorn - Zea mays
Tender Annual One of the earliest maturing and easiest to grow popcorns. 4-6" ears have beautiful purple-black kernels and grow on sturdy 6-7' plants. The pointy kernels pop bright white with a small black hull attached, with a rich and hearty flavor.
Did You Know? Developed by the Podolls of Prairie Road Organic Farm in North Dakota.
Photo by Will Merydith
Soil Temperature: 70-85°F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 4-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 6-7'
Days To Maturity: 90 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Corn is a heavy feeder requiring high amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (NPK). Its weak and shallow root system likes loose soil with a high compost content.
Planting & Growing: Sow seeds directly outdoors 1 week after the last frost. You can start earlier by using black or green plastic mulches and floating row covers to obtain optimum conditions. Plant in blocks rather than rows to ensure good germination. To prevent cross-pollination, plant different varieties at least 500'.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest the ears when husks have dried and kernels are plump, well-colored, and shiny. Husk and dry cobs in a cool, well-ventilated space. After one month, test-pop a few kernels every few days until successful. Remove kernels from cobs and store in dark containers.
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