Red Chinese Mulberries
The Red Chinese mulberry tree is a broad, spreading bush or small tree dotted with small thorns. Like its mulberry relatives, the fruits are technically not a berries but rather aggregates of tiny fleshy drupes clustered around a single stem
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Ornamental Indian Corn
Inventory, 18 ct : 3.74
This item was last sold on : 10/22/17
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There are many kinds that vary in ear size, kernel color, husk, and stalk color. Ivory and purple are two of the most common husk colors. The kernels are hard, like stone, which is how the name Flint corn came about.
Ornamental corn is available late summer through the fall.
Ornamental corn also known as Flint corn and Calico corn, is a type of grass within the species, Zea mays. There are many varieties of ornamental corn such as: Autumn Explosion, Green and Gold Splendor, Shock Dent and Indian Art.
Ornamental corn is widely used for fall decorating and creative crafts such as centerpieces, wreaths, and displays. Shuck back the ears to expose the colorful kernels. Tie husks into bunches and blend with bundles of wheat. Some varieties of ornamental corn are edible and can be ground down to make corn meal.
Corn does not grow wild, rather it evolved from teosinte, otherwise known as wild Mexican grass. It was originally cultivated by the Indians in the Americas. Later Christopher Columbus would introduce corn to Europe in the 1400’s then soon after it spread around the globe via explorers and traders. Ornamental corn will freely cross-pollinate with other types of corn, making isolation a necessary component of successful growing.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Pacifica Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|San Diego Sportservice, Inc. (Catering)||San Diego CA||619-641-6000|
|La Jolla Country Club||San Diego CA||858-454-9601|
|La Costa Glen North||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1436|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
|Liberty Public Market, LLC||San Diego CA||619-522-6890|
|Petco Park (Banquets)||San Diego CA||619-795-5917|
|Monello||San Diego CA||619-501-0030|
Recipes that include Ornamental Indian Corn. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Food Skills For Self Sufficiency||Cornmeal and Grits from Ornamental Corn|
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Wal-Mart, Lake Havasu City, AZ
Near Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
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