South GA Seed Company
Bloody Butcher corn is a unique variety of dent corn known for its striking deep red kernels. This heritage corn dates back to the early 1800s and was a popular choice for making cornmeal, grits, and even as livestock feed. The name "Bloody Butcher" is derived from the deep red color of the corn kernels, resembling the color of blood.
This corn variety is not only visually appealing but also has a rich, nutty flavor that sets it apart from other types of corn. It is known for its versatility in cooking, being used in dishes such as cornbread, polenta, and as a colorful addition to salads. Bloody Butcher corn is also prized for its high nutritional value, containing essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
Growing Bloody Butcher corn can be a rewarding experience for gardeners and farmers alike. It thrives in a variety of climates and soil conditions, making it a resilient choice for home gardeners and commercial growers. Whether you're interested in its unique appearance, delicious flavor, or historical significance, Bloody Butcher corn is a fascinating variety that continues to capture the interest of corn enthusiasts around the world.
- QTY: 50
- Seed Planting Depth: 1-2
- Germination Temperature: 70-80
- Days to Germination: 4-8
- Row Spacing: 12-24"
- Plant Spacing: 6-8"
- 100' Row Yield: 15 lb
- Sun: Full
- Harvest time: 95 days
How to Save Seeds
Corn will cross pollinate with other corn varieties and readily. Therefore it is recommended to separate by at least 1 mile. Let seeds dry in stalk but don't tarry in fact make sure to harvest as soon as dry. Also make sure to collect from at least 100 separate corn plants to have a healthy batch of corn next year. Rub corn off cobs when dry and store.