Ornamental Corn is a beautiful and unique plant that is sure to add interest to any garden. It is a member of the grass family and is native to Mexico. The plant has long, narrow leaves that are bluish-green in color. The leaves are arranged in a spiral pattern and can grow up to 4 feet long. The plant produces small, yellow flowers that bloom in the summer. The flowers are followed by small, red fruits that ripen in the fall. The fruits are edible and have a sweet flavor.
The Ornamental Corn Plant prefers a sandy, well-drained soil.
The plant prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade.
The plant is drought tolerant but will appreciate occasional watering during periods of extended drought.
The plant does not need fertilizer but will benefit from a yearly application of compost or manure.
Pests and Diseases:
The Ornamental Corn Plant is susceptible to root rot and fungal diseases. It is also attractive to deer and rabbits.
The plant can be propagated by seed, division, or cuttings.
The plant blooms in the summer and the fruits ripen in the fall.
The Ornamental Corn Plant is an attractive addition to any garden or landscape. It can also be used as a border plant or in mass plantings.