Roy's Calais Corn

Zea mays | SKU: 1536A
$3.25 to $17.50
  • Organic
  • Plants grow 7 feet tall
  • 8-12 inch ears
  • Flint corn
  • 90-95 days
$3.25 to $17.50

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Plants grow 7' tall and bear 8-12" gold-yellow or maroon- red ears. Primarily used for cornmeal, posole, or hominy. A flint corn that was originally from the western Abenaki (Sokoki) people of Vermont and grown by local farmers, Roy and Ruth Fair of North Calais, Vermont. 90-95 days.

Start Indoors: 8-10 weeks before planting out

Germination: 10-15 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart

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.