Corn, Oaxacan Green Dent

Zea mays
$2.99 to $17.50
SKU: 0934A
  • Organic
  • Ears grow to 10 inches
  • Iridescent green kernels
  • Drought resistant
  • Dent corn
  • 75-100 days
  • ±1,500 seeds/lb
$2.99 to $17.50

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This variety entered the U.S. seed trade during the 1980s and is attributed to the Zapotec peoples of southern Mexico. Can be grown with squash and beans which climb up the corn stalks. Drought resistant, sturdy, 7' plants produce iridescent green kernels on 10" ears. 75-100 days. ±1,500 seeds/lb.

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.