Zea mays 'Tiger Cub' /Ornamental Corn

Zea mays 'Tiger Cub'   / Zea mays 'Tiger Cub'
Variegated foliage and old spent flower head
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Variegated foliage and old spent flower head

Variegated foliage on plant that is beginning to die at end of summer

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Scientific Name: Zea mays 'Tiger Cub'
Common Name: Ornamental Corn
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Red, Brown
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is an ornamental sweet corn that produces striking variegated green and cream-colored foliage during the warm season of the year. The tall stalks can be an accent in beds where flowers are growing. Provide a fertile, well drained soil and full sunlight to grow ornamental corns.