Sow in mid to late May for a mid September harvest. Grow
at the same soil temperature and sowing depths/density as
sweet corn. Ornamental corn should be harvested by hand
when the husks dry, often after one or two frosts. Leave the
ears in the husk and complete the drying process in a sheltered
1184U Bloody Butcher 100 days. Large deep red ears
8-12" x 2" for fall decoration. Giant 9-12' stalks bear
1-2 ears each well above ground. Prized heirloom
variety. Dried Ornamental for Cornucopia, Roadside.
1189 Carousel F1 100 days. Miniature type produces
tiny, colorful ears excellent for local florists and
dried flower wholesalers. Festive multicolored kernels
fill 4-5" ears; average 2 or 3 ears per plant.
Cross market with pumpkins, gourds.
1194U Earth Tones Dent 85 days. Delectable reselection
from an heirloom, dent flour corn. 8-10"
ears display muted glowing tones of soft browns,
pinks, mauves, greens, blues and golds. Great colors
for fall sales. Great for decoration or feed for
birds. Roadside, Cornucopia.
1199 Fiesta F1 102 days. Colorful husks and ears.
Long, 7-10" ears contain kernels in a wide range
of colors, including red, purple, yellow and white.
Extremely decorative husks are 50-70% purple.
Plants to 7'.
1209U Mini Blue 100 days. Kernels are medium to
deep blue. Small, narrow cobs average 2-4" with
two ears per stalk. Can be used for dried arrangments,
fall decorations or popped for eating.
1219U Mixed Colors Broom 90-95 days ornamental;
110 days for dry seed heads. Highly ornamental
type for autumn cornucopias, can sell with pumpkins,
gourds and Indian corns. Dried ornamental.
1250U Sorghum Colored Uprights Mixed Higly ornamental
new type for autumn cornucopias. Easy to
grow and great to sell with pumpkins, gourds & ornamental
corns. Dried Ornamental, Roadside.
1229 Strawberry Popcorn 110 days. Small ears with
tiny, dark strawberry-red kernels are dual purpose,
for popping and ornamental. 2-3" x 1.5" ears, lovely
with husks attached and bunched for fall decoration.
Plants avg 6'.
1234U Wampum 95 days. Early Carousel type. 4"
x 1¼" ears are highly ornamental. 16-20 rows of
small bright kernels. Many shades: pink, red, blue,
black, yellow, gold, white, and purple, with high %
of multi-colored ears. Maroon and white husks.
1239 Wilda's Pride 110 days. Extremely wide and
bright color range. Sturdy plants. Large ears 8-11"
in a sparkling array of maroons, deep purplish and
blackish reds, pinks, whites, yellows and many
multicolors. Fall cornucopia sales with pumpkins.
Ornamental Millet listed on page 102
Cat# Ornamental Corn ¼ lb 1 lb 5 lb
1184U Bloody Butcher 8.90 27.00 21.75 15.00 13.50 13.00
1189 Carousel 6.35 19.15 15.40 12.90 11.25 10.30
1194U Earth Tones Dent Corn 6.50 22.70 19.00 15.00 13.25 12.75
1199 Fiesta 5.25 15.80 12.75 10.80 9.60 8.80
1209U Mini Blue 14.00 39.00 34.00 29.00 24.00 22.50
1219U Mixed Colors Broom Corn 11.40 34.45 25.00 20.00 18.00 17.00
1229 Strawberry Popcorn 14.25 40.00 30.00 25.00 22.00 20.00
1234U Wampum 12.00 39.60 25.00 23.00 21.00 20.00
1239 Wilda's Pride 7.25 21.95 17.50 14.00 12.20 11.00
1250U Colored Uprights Mixed 8.00 23.00 20.00 18.00 16.75 16.00
To Order Call: 800-622-7333 (USA) or 864-227-5140 (Int'l) 29
Ornamental corn will freely cross-pollinate with other
corn, so keep it separate from sweet corn crops.
Farm markets make ideal outlets for
cheerful, festive bundles.
Earth Tones Dent