Corn, Bear Paw

Zea mays
$2.99 to $9.50
SKU: 1613A
  • Organic
  • Grows 4-5 feet tall
  • Ears grow to 4-5 inches
  • Ears have the appearance of a bear's paw
  • Popcorn
  • 70-80 days
  • ±250 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $9.50

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Developed by Glenn Thompson of VT, who grew and distributed this popcorn in New England from the 1930s until the mid-1960s. Served in movie theaters and featured at the World’s Fair. Plants 4-5' tall. Pearly off-white kernels. The 4-5" ears are often flattened and split at the silk end, giving them the appearance of a bear’s paw. 70-80 days. ±250 seeds/oz.

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.