The tassels are dark purple and the kernels are burgundy. Stunning ornamental corn.
This Japanese heirloom was first listed in the 1890’s as Striped-Leafed Japanese Maize. The leaves are striped with green, white, yellow and pink. The tassels are dark purple and the kernels are burgundy. Suitable for grinding, like any dent corn. Striped coloration develops best when the plants are spaced 12-18″ apart. A stunning ornamental.