Corn, Black Aztec

Catalog #1193

3161
(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.
DIRECT SEED
4" Apart
GERMINATION
4-21 Days
ROWS APART
36-48" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

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 water.

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