Cardinal Red

This hybrid gets its name from the bright red kernels that it produces. Our most popular corn for decoration purposes but has been used in many ways such as tortillas and even bourbon whiskey.

112 days
Plant height
Tall with mid ear placement
Plant health
Above average with good tolerance to most leaf diseases
Solid root and stalk strength
Shuck cover
Excellent, ears turn down making for better grain quality
Grain quality
Medium kernel size that will be bright red with heavy test weight
Ear type
Girthy ears with 16-18 kernel rows
If using for decoration we recommend giving these plants plenty of space 8-10”. This will help ensure nice large ears. If planting for grain production 28-30,000 depending on soil fertility