Corn, Maize- Silvermine

Zea mays

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds (NOT TO WA, TAS OR NT)

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Corn, Maize- Silvermine

Zea mays


  • Huge long corn cobs
  • Rare heirloom variety

Rare heirloom corn producing huge 25cm long cobs with large deep white kernels. Can be harvested young and eaten roasted has a slightly sweet flavour. If left to maturity it can be used for use as stock feed or ground into corn meal. Kernels are incredibly large at around 15mm each. This variety does well in poor soil conditions.  

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 20mm
When: Spring and early summer
Germination: 5-14 days @ 16-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing: 70cm
Plant Spacing: 40cm
Plant Height: 180cm
Position: Full sun
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 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

(Product number: X-061)
Seeds per gram: 5 seeds

SKU X-061
Shipping Weight 0.0028kg
Botanical name: Zea mays
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Quarantine restrictions: NOT TO WA, TAS OR NT
Seeds per gram: 5

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