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One of the most popular open-pollinated varieties in America!
Color is deep yellow, with a lighter cap, but a reddish tinge often appears. The cobs tend to be small and dark red. Ears are 9 to 10 in. long and 7 to 8 in. around with plants growing to 10-14 feet tall. Bigger ears on the stalk can weight up to 1.8 pounds! Ear tapers slightly, with 16 to 22 closely spaced rows. Kernels are very deep and narrow to medium in width, slightly keystone in shape, with a square crown.
Breed: Heirloom, Open-pollinated
Germination: 4-8 days
Days to Maturity: 90-110 days
Ear Length: 10-14"
Plant Height: 10-14' feet
Genotype: Open pollination
Comments: Very tall growing dent corn
Corn Growing Guide
Garden corn can be knocked over in high wind areas. For best pollination grow corn in short rows, making a square formation instead of one long line of corn.
When to Plant:
Direct sow when soil temperature has reached 65°F and after all danger of frost has passed. Corn can be transplanted if necessary. Start 3-4 weeks before optimal planting date.
To avoid cross pollination plant varieties at least 500 feet apart or plant at different times to ensure tasseling at different times.