Corn, Sweet- Country Gentlemen

Zea mays


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

$1.50
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Corn, Sweet- Country Gentlemen

Zea mays

NOT TO WA OR TAS


  • Unique white corn
  • Heirloom variety from 1800's


Heirloom variety from 1800's. Plants grow to 150cm and produce 2-3 long 15-20cm cobs per plant. Cobs have traditional corn flavour not as sweet as other varieties. Kernels are irregular shaped and zig-zag patterned (known as shoepeg pattern) and do not form in rows on the cob. Produces 2 cobs per plant. 


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: 45cm
Plant Spacing: 20cm
Plant Height: 150cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 90-120 days
*Notes: Grow in multiple rows rather than one long row so plants can easily pollinate each other. Protect seedlings from slugs and snails.

(Product number: X-056)
Seeds per gram: 7 seeds


SKU X-056
Shipping Weight 0.0038kg
Botanical name: Zea mays
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Quarantine restrictions: NOT TO WA OR TAS
Seeds per gram: 7

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