Corn Bloody Butcher

$4.45

FAMILY: GRAMMINEAE
GENUS: Zea SPECIES: mays

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Description

Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Hamilton
Number of Seeds: 50

Description: Dry. Bloody Butcher is a traditional Indian corn that was used for every purpose, from eating as fresh sweet corn when at the milk stage, to grinding for flour when older and coloured. It is obviously a rich red colour and very ornamental, the cobs are long and large. Old highly nutritious variety that has been in our collection for many years. It reputedly grows up to 12 ft tall in the best conditions!

Planting Instructions: Scatter sow seeds into trays and transplant when 2-5 cm high and soil temperature reached 15-16 degrees C. Transplant into beds at 40 cm diagonal spacing.