Michael Fuller

Pawnee-Tuscarora corn (Zea mays) planted on 23 April 2021 - Seed from U.S. National Plant Gemplasm System, PI 596505. A mottled rose flour corn donated to USDA in 1982.

Mandan squash (Cucurbita pepo) planted 2/18/2021 germinated in 4 days.   Accession number PI 615153.

Brown popcorn. Maybe close to a variety called Osage Brown corn. Not grown in my garden this summer.


Seeds from Beyond Organic Seeds.

1 August 2020                                                                    4 September 2020

12 September 2020 Cherokee Gem Corn

24 March 2021                                                                     29 May 2021 Mandan Squash in garden

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Mandan Squash 

Red Seeded Citron Watermelon. Growing to see how they compare with historic accounts of the Illini tribe.


Seeds from Beyond Organic Seeds.

2020 : I grew Cherokee Glass Corn in my garden - a variety of popcorn

Mandan Sunflower - 29 May 2021                                                      Mandan Sunflower - 2 July 2021 (by Amira Fuller) 

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Mandan Sunflower Seeds  - 1 March 2021   -   PI 600717 (79% striped/21% black) , PI 600718 (31 striped/69% black), PI 60019 (28% striped/72% black), and Mandan corn NSL 283086 (multi-colored).

16 September 2020                                                                  16 September 2020

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Mandan Squash 2 July 2021 [Photograph by Amira Fuller]--

3 May 2021                                                            29 May 2021

Native Garden Experiments

Germinated Icebox Size Watermelon called Rainbow Sherbet. Yellow, orange, and pink meat fruits. Growing these to see how they compare with historic accounts of watermelons grown by the Illini tribe.


Seeds from Renee's Garden #5144

Mandan Squash (Cucurbita pepo) Seed  5 February 2021                      22 February 2021 (sprouted indoors)

Planted 2/18/2021 germinated in 4 days.   Accession number PI 615153.

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