Botanical Name: Zea mays
Days to Maturity: 85 days
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: 5’–6′ tall stalks
Variety Information: Green, variegated leaves striped with pink, creamy white, and yellow; dark purple tassels. 6″–7″ long ears with dark burgundy kernels.
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F, ideally 65°–90°F.
When to Start Inside: Not recommended; roots sensitive to transplanting. Best results occur when seedlings are transplanted less than 2 weeks old.
Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: 1″–1 ½”
Seed Spacing: A group of 2 seeds every 12″–18″
Row Spacing: 24″–36″
Thinning: When 4″ tall, thin to 1 every 12″–18″