(Zea mays) Delicious heirloom corn
said to have been grown by the Aztecs 2,000 years ago. Introduced to
the seed trade by James J. H. Gregory in the 1860s. Vigorous 6' plants
produce 8" ears with kernels that are white at milk stage and turn jet
black when mature. Makes an excellent blue cornmeal. 70-90 days.
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost
has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant
in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin
seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and
does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of
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