Produces 3-4"L colorful ornamental miniature ears of popcorn. Some ears are solid red; others are multi colored: white, yellow and blue. When popped the flakes are tender and crispy with very little hull. Plants are up to 8'H with 2 or 3 ears per plant. Can also be ground for corn meal.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.