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. 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.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.