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. Husks are tighter than most varieties and offer excellent protection from beetles and earworm. This is a Pre -1875 heirloom vareity and is still appreciated in the hills and valleys of Virginia as a roasting and hominy corn. It is excellent for hominy because the skin of the kernel is easily removed after soaking. 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 to Northern Leaf Blight (H. turicum) and Southern Leaf Blight (H. maydis). Approximately 250 seeds per ounce or 4,000 seeds per pound.
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 60 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds. Click here for other non-gmo, untreated corn seed varieties.