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Hickory King - #270T or #270U
(OP) HEIRLOOM. 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. Each plant can easily average a pound of dry kernels. Provides good support for pole beans. Tight husks help keep out beetles and corn worms. Does well in most soils. 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. About 800 seed/lb
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.
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