Hickory King Dent Corn - Organic
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Heirloom open pollinated white dent corn for multiple uses. Has large kernels that are perfect for hominy or grinding into grits.
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Extra large kernels of white corn on 8" long ears. Can be picked at the milk stage for delicious sweet corn or allowed to mature to a dry dent corn. Stalks are from 12 to 15' high. Perfect corn for making your own corn grits, hominy, polenta, corn meal, or tortillas. Typically two large ears per stalk. Corn kernels need to be nixtamalized (treated with lime) to make posole.
1 cup of has at least 300 seeds.
|Lifecycle:||1 (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)|
|Pests and Diseases:||Husks form tightly around the developing ears, which prevents problems with corn earworms and aphids.|
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