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Pink Hopi Corn (Zea mays)
Pink Hopi Corn (Zea mays): very rare variety from the Hopi natives, the People of Peace. It is rich in proteins reason why its flour is highly appreciated. The cobs are large, up to 25 cm. It displays beautiful colours, from soft pink (with bits of white) to dark pink.Selected by the most important tribe of indigenous Amerindian farmers to be cultivated in a semi-arid soil climate, it is one of the ecotypes grown for its flour and with less water requirements. Perfect for the climate of Central-Southern Italy (famous in Lazio) lts wonderful flour and its very few needs make it a particularly important ecotype.