Corn, Maize- Blue Hopi

Zea mays

Standard seed packet, 20 seeds (NOT TO WA, TAS OR NT)

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Corn, Maize- Blue Hopi

Zea mays


  • Vegetable
  • Blue cobs
  • Drought tolerant

American heirloom traditionally grown by the Hopi people.  Plants grow to 180cm and produce 1 or 2 narrow cobs each.  Cobs have blue kernels and grow to around 18cm long.  Young cobs cooked and eaten like sweet corn, older cobs can be dried and ground into corn flour.  Drought tolerant; excellent for dry conditions. 

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 20mm
When: Spring and early summer
Germination: 5-14 days @ 16-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing: 75cm
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 180cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 90-110 days
*Notes: Grow in multiple rows rather than one long row so plants can easily pollinate each other. Protect seedlings from slugs and snails.

(Product number: X-041)
Seeds per gram: 4 seeds

SKU X-041
Shipping Weight 0.0064kg
Botanical name: Zea mays
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Quarantine restrictions: NOT TO WA, TAS OR NT
Seeds per gram: 4
Photo credits:

Photo 2 by Abrahami/ CC BY-SA 3.0


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