85 to 95 days — 'Earth Tones' dent corn produces ears that are eight to ten inches long on stalks that grow from seven to ten feet in height. The interesting trait about 'Earth Tones' dent is its multitude of beautiful, muted, soft, earth-tone colors that include shades of gold, bronze, mauve, pink, green, browns, blues and many shades in between. The kernels are not shiny or intense like typical ornamental "Indian Corn" varieties.
The beautiful ears of 'Earth Tones' dent corn can be used ornamentally for decorations, but it as a grain corn, it is ground into flour as a food staple, or can be used as animal feed. Each packet contains one ounce, which is approximately 90 to 95 seeds.