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Dakota Black Popcorn (75 seeds) (CN136) $3.50
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Dakota Black Popcorn

         
 
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Dark reddish-black ears are quite attractive for fall decorations, or popping into tasty popcorn! This variety is easy to grow, and does well in almost all growing climates. Fun for children’s gardens.

 
Dakota Black Popcorn
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 5
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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22 out of 22 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kirkstir
Date:
December 25, 2012
          5.0
 
experiment
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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Hi: To get the rate of popped kernels up, try not taking the corn off the ears until its really dry and rubs off very easily. For me in Montana I leave it to dry in the dry basement in front of a sunny window until about November 15. It seems like if I try to shell it off too early it pulls a strand of material out of the kernel and makes a hole that lets out the pressure when its heated. I might be all wrong so try it and see. Its hard to resist shelling it out too early because its so fun. Also try to get it planted early in the season and in the fall leave it on the stalks until they are brown and dry so you get the full growing cycle of the plant finished before picking the corn. Good Luck

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By Kirkstir 25 Dec 2012

17 out of 17 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Jason
Date:
February 16, 2012
          5.0
 
Delicious!
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5
 

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We grew this corn last year and it did very well here in central MI, zone 5b. The germination rate was high but growth was a bit slow compared to sweetcorn and the plants and ears are a bit small. That said, the ears are beautiful and all mine came in black and popped quite well. Somewhere around 90-95% of the kernels popped and the flavor is great, it's exceptionally creamy and a little sweet. In fact this popcorn was so delicious that my son and I didn't even put salt or butter on it. We will definitely plant it again this spring.

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By Jason 16 Feb 2012

7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Tara
Date:
December 28, 2011
          5.0
 
consistent
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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Grew out really well. Germination was great, cobs were uniform and kernels evenly sized. Stunning. Will grow again!!

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By Tara 28 Dec 2011

5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

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Celeste
Date:
April 6, 2011
          5.0
 
Lots of fun
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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This was the first time I grew corn and I had zero problems with it. The stalks each produced several medium to small ears each. We also harvested a few white ears. Not more than 75 percent of the kernels actually pop for us but it's all around a lot of fun, especially for my kids.

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By Celeste 6 Apr 2011

4 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

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Unknown
Date:
December 23, 2009
          5.0
 
Different, but good!
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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I'm not very experienced with corn, but this corn did really well for me. The germ. rate was high, it didn't require any special attention and the harvest was larger than I expected. It pops really well and has a wonderful texture and flavor. We decorated with a few of the ears and later took them down to pop. Some of them dried out too much, I think, and didn't pop as well. Incidentally, we did harvest several white ears from this (Dakota White?), but they pop about the same. Will try this again!

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By Unknown 23 Dec 2009

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