Glass Gem Corn Seeds (Organic)
Corn - Glass Gem - Zea mays
Tender Annual Glass Gem grows 3-8" ears that are a rainbow of translucent colors. Corn can be used as decorative but is also good for eating. Can make cornbread, hominy, grits or popcorn from the colorful kernels.
Did You Know? This variety was bred by Carl "White Eagle" Barnes, the famous Cherokee corn collector. His life's work was collecting and preserving many native corn varieties.
Soil Temperature: 70-85°F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 4-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 6-9'
Days to Maturity: 110-120 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
- Good Keeper
Planting & Care
Soil and Water: Corn is a heavy feeder requiring high amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (NPK). Its weak and shallow root system likes loose soil with a high compost content.
Planting and Growing: Sow seeds directly outdoors 1 week after the last frost. You can start earlier by using black or green plastic mulches and floating row covers to obtain optimum conditions. Plant in blocks rather than rows to ensure good germination. To prevent cross-pollination, plant different varieties at least 500'.
Harvesting and Storage: Harvest when the husks are dry and brown. You will see the most translucent colors at this stage. Can be ground into meal or used for ornamental.
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