Hickory King Corn is an Open-pollinated, heirloom with maturity of 115 days. Huge kernels not seen in modern corn! 12’H plants produce 2 ears per stalk. 8-9″L ears with 10-12 rows of large, flat white dented kernels per ear. Provides good support for pole beans. Tight husks help keep out beetles and corn worms. Hickory King Corn does well in most soils. Excellent for roasting, grits, hominy meal and cornuts. High leafy green matter which makes it perfect for silage. Excellent for roasting, grits, hominy and cornuts. Good tolerance: Northern Corn Leaf Blight, Southern Corn Leaf Blight. Approximately 250 seeds per ounce or 4,000 seeds per pound
Companions: Bean, cucumber, melon, parsley, pea, potato, pumpkin, squash. Allies: Odorless marigold and white geranium deter Japanese beetles. Pigweed raises nutrients from the subsoil to where the corn can reach them. Enemies: Tomatoes and corn are attacked by the same worm.
CORN: Disease Resistance and Tolerance Key
ComR – Common Rust
MDMR – Maize Dwarf Mosaic Rust
NCLB – Northern Corn Leaf Blight
R – Rust
SCLB – Southern Corn Leaf Blight
SW – Stewart’s Wilt
Each seed packet contains approximately 250 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.