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Vegetable Description: Blue corn is valued by the Hopi for its rich cultural significance. Warriors believed that eating it before a long journey would bring safety; women used it in the naming ceremonies of their babies. Blue corn provides wonderful nutritional benefits, as it contains 20 percent more protein and has a lower glycemic index than yellow corn.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Zea mays
Other Common Names: Flour Corn 'Hopi Blue'
Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 100
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 90
Vegetable Height: 60” to 96”
Vegetable Spacing: 4 in to 6 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant about 4” apart and 1“ below soil surface. Rows should be spaced at 30”-36” apart.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Plant either does not set seed because flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed.
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