Corn

Corn
Corn has been cultivated as a food crop for at least 9000 years, since its selection from a wild grass plant in Central Mexico.

Giant Indian Flint Corn
This is a stunning flint corn variety – corn ears are huge (12+ inches) and just one – two are produced per plant. Kernels are jewel-like in a rich range of colors and a variety of patterns that vary from one ear to the next. Full sun. 8-9 feet. 50+ seeds/pack
$2.59
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Silver Queen Sweet Corn
(Zea mays) A favorite sweet corn variety developed as a hybrid in the 1960s, Silver Queen is an F1 hybrid. Vigorous plants produce 8-9 inch ears with 14-16 rows in late summer. Flavor is classic sweet corn and a favorite old-fashioned classic. As a hybrid, Silver Queen will not produce true seeds for saving – just lots of excellent sweet corn in late summer!Full sun. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Golden Bantam Sweet Corn
Golden Bantam was selected for and maintained as an early yellow sweet corn variety by William Chambers from Massachusetts. After trials and seed production, it was named and released for sale by the Burpee Seed Co. in 1902. Plants are just 5-6 feet tall and productive in the northern home garden. Corn is sweet with classic heirloom flavor. Full sun, 5-6 feet. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Country Gentleman Sweet Corn
Country Gentleman is a “shoepeg” type of corn – the kernels are arranged in a zig zag pattern rather than in rows. This variety was introduced in 1890, when all sweet corns grown for the table were white (yellow varieties were still considered fit only as field corn). Ears are 8 inches-legendary flavor + sweetness! Full sun, 5-6 feet. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Red Strawberry Popcorn
Red Popcorn is a smaller corn variety – plants reach just 3-4 feet and ears are just 2-3 inches at maturity. May be used as popcorn (allow to mature and then dry on the cob before harvesting) or in many types of fall decorations. 3-4 feet. Full sun. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Ohio Amish Popcorn
This mini popcorn variety produces small (4-6 inch long) highly ornamental ears of corn in a wide range of colors and patterns on tall (5-6 foot) plants. Kernels are excellent for popping and also can be ground into corn meal. Full sun. 6-7 feet. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Black Broom Corn
Sorghum was first cultivated in Northeastern African for use as a food crop. Benjamin Franklin was the first to grow sorghum in the U.S. (1757) and praised its value in broom-making. Black Broom Corn produces strong straws that can be used to make sturdy brooms. Or, leave black seeds on sprays and dry for wreaths and fall arrangements. 8-9 feet. Full sun. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Double Standard Sweet Corn
(Zea mays) The result of a cross of a yellow and a white heirloom sweet corn, his is the first bicolor sweet corn that is not a hybrid. Double Standard is open pollinated – seeds saved will produce the same excellent bicolor sweet corn the following year. Plants are just 5 feet tall and will produce 6-7 inch bicolor ears.Full sun. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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