Please refer to Grinding Corn Cultural Notes for growing information.
Packet: 2 oz (57g) unless otherwise stated (120-190 seeds, depending on
variety) sows 40-60'.
(blue) 85/100 days. [Introduced 1994 by SESE. Bred by Dr. Jeff McCormack from a cross between Hickory King and an unnamed heirloom blue dent.] The large, wide, smoky blue kernels can be ground into a light blue flour, suited for blue tortillas and blue corn chips. Also good as a roasting ear corn (old fashioned corn on the cob). Especially suited to the eastern U.S., clay soils, and drought-prone areas. The tall 10-12 ft. stalks are not recommended for loose soils or high wind areas. One or two 7 - 8-1/2 in. ears per stalk. Good tolerance to leaf blights.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 13 December, 2013.