Corn, Maize- Glass Gem

Zea mays Packet

Standard seed packet, 20 seeds (NOT TO WA, TAS OR NT)

$2.25
In Stock

  • Multicoloured variety
  • Great for popping

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Description

'Corn, Maize- Glass Gem' seeds

Zea mays

NOT TO WA, TAS OR NT

  • Multicoloured variety
  • Great for popping

Popular maize corn with multi-coloured kernels which have a translucent glass appearance. Plants grow up to 3m tall and produce 2-3 cobs per plant. This unique rainbow corn can be used as a popping corn or ground into cornmeal. Kernels are hard and dense, this variety is often referred to as a 'flint' corn due to the hard casing surrounding the kernel.

Corn cobs need to remain on the plant until the husks are completely dry before harvesting. This is important to allow the corn to develop the coloured kernels. Once harvested the husks should be removed and cobs need to be air-dried for a week or two prior to being popped or ground. 

Seeds per gram: 7
Product code: X-059

Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 20mm
Season Spring and early summer
Germination 5-14 days @ 16-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing 20cm
Plant Spacing 15cm
Plant Height 300cm
Position Full sun
Days Until Maturity 100 days

*Notes: Grow in multiple rows rather than one long row so plants can easily pollinate each other. Do not allow to cross pollinate with other varieties

Shipping

We deliver Australia wide.

All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates, the delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

Ratings & Reviews

Corn, Maize- Glass Gem

Sowed these seed 2 weeks ago into seedling tray and got 100% germination rate. Healthy looking seedlings almost ready for the garden.
1 August 2020