Corn, Oaxacan Green Dent

Catalog #0934

3199

(Zea mays) Grown for centuries by the Zapotec Indians of southern Mexico where it is used to make green flour tamales. Traditionally grown with squash and beans which climb up the corn stalks. Drought resistant, sturdy, 7' plants produce emerald green kernels on 10" ears. 75-100 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.
± 1,500 seeds/lb

Price:  Free!