Aunt Mary's Corn

Zea mays | SKU: 0221A P100
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$3.75
  • Organic
  • Plants grow 6 - 8 feet tall and bears ears reaching 7 - 8 inches long
  • Ideal for freezing and fresh eating
  • Sweet corn
  • 70-85 days
  • New for 2021
  • From the Collection

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Once promoted as “the best white sweet corn in the world,” this hardy mid-season variety bears one to two ears on stalks that reach 7-8"" long. Plants grow 6-8' tall and produce ears with large kernels that, when cooked, have a creamy consistency and range in sweetness by ear. Named for Mary Atkinson of London, Ohio, this variety is believed to have been stewarded by the Atkinson family since before 1850; it was donated to Seed Savers Exchange in the early 1980s by W.W. Williams. Organic.

Learn to Grow Aunt Mary's Corn

Direct Seed: 4" Apart

Germination: 4-21 Days

Rows Apart: 36-48"

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - 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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