Botanical Interests Organic Sweet Painted Hill Corn
70 days. This colorful, open-pollinated sweet corn was developed from a cross of Painted Mountain flour (Indian) corn with the heirloom sweet corn, Luther Hill. The 7" multi-colored ears make a beautiful display, and every kernel is filled with robust, old-time corn flavor. A unique variety that can be grown anywhere, Painted Hill is well adapted to short-season and northern gardens. Seed germinates even in cold soils, and plants will tolerate light frost so it can be sown several weeks earlier than other corn varieties.
When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost.
When to start inside: Not recommended.
Special sowing instructions: Since pollination occurs from wind, corn seed should be sown in short, parallel rows or blocks.
Harvesting: Corn is ready about 3 weeks after the silks appear; harvest when the silks are brown, but not dried, and the husks are dark green; ears should be plump. Pull back the husk and pop a kernel with your thumb; a milky juice squirting out means corn is ready. If juice is watery, corn is still immature.
This packet sows three 8-foot rows.
Contents: Zea - mays
Why Our Product is Different
At Botanical Interests our goal is to inspire AND educate so that you can create beautiful and successful gardens.
A large selection of Certified Organic varieties
Guaranteed - the germination rate of every variety is tested before we package it
No GMOs - recently, we enthusiastically signed the SAFE SEED PLEDGE: We do not knowingly buy or sell genetically engineered seeds or plants
About Botanical Interests
Curtis and Judy met while waiting to interview for the same horticultural job and soon found they shared a boundless enthusiasm for gardening. Botanical Interests began out of their mutual passion and personal desire for better quality seed and more informational tools to help and inpire gardeners.
"We wanted a level of purity and quality that wasn't easy to find," recalls Curtis. So they searched out the highest quality seed available and began their business in 1997, in the spare bedroom of their Colorado home. The business objectives they established then still hold strong for them now: to inspire and educate gardeners; to provide high quality seed to their customers; and to create an enjoyable work place for employees.
Over the years, Judy and Curtis' family has grown along with their line of seeds which now attracts and pleases customers nationwide.