Heirloom HICKORY KING WHITE CORN -- 100 SEEDS
An heirloom variety from 1888.
115 DAYS. The original, old-fashioned variety of "Hickory King" corn is a tall plant, reaching between 7 1/2 and 10 feet in height at maturity. Its ears are between 7 and 8 inches long and have ten to 12 rows of white kernels. Although the cob is a bit short compared to other types of corn, the kernels of "Hickory King" are the largest found on any white corn. Its husks are wrapped tightly on the cob, making it more difficult for pests to damage the kernels. Can be eaten as fresh sweet corn if harvested early. Grows in a wide variety of soils.
"Hickory King" corn is best used to make corn nuts, corn soup, grits or corn meal. Also hominy, masa harina (tamales, chips). . .
SEED SOWING: Direct sow after danger of all frost. Seed rots in cold soil. Germination temperature 70F-80F. Sow seed 1"-2" deep. Plant spacing 6"-8" apart. Germination is 7-14 days, depending upon growing conditions.
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