Dakota Black Pop

Crop: Corn (Zea mays)

Use/Type: Popcorn

Breeder: David Podoll Prairie Road Organic Seed

OSSI Pledge Date: 1/20/2016

Release Date: 1/20/2016

Bred for Organic Systems: Yes

Commercial Availability: Yes

Variety Type: Finished Variety


“(95-105 days) An open-pollinated popping corn with black kernels that pop ‘scrumptious’ white popcorn. Grows 4-6 feet tall, averaging one 5-8 inch ear per stalk, and 15 rows per ear. Dakota Black Pop has been selected for ear size, stand-ability, and deep, rich black color. Growing Notes Soil Temperature for Germination: 60-Degree F; Planting Depth: 1-inch; Avg. Spacing: 2.5 seeds/foot in rows 36 inches apart; Days to Germ.: 4-8; Days to Maturity: 95-105; Full Sun. For maximum popping let the ears dry fully in the field.”

Availability from OSSI Seed Company Partners