Organic Glass Gem Corn $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Unique variety developed by SSE member Carl Barnes and more recently stewarded by Carl’s protege, Greg Schoen. A wide range of jewel-tone colored kernels makes each ear uncommonly beautiful. Use for crafts, ornamental decoration, grind into cornmeal, or pop and enjoy. 1-2 ears per stalk, each 6-8" on plants 8-10' tall. Late maturing 110 days. Organic & Open Pollinated Flint/Popcorn 1-2 ears per stalk, each 6-8" long Plants 8-10' tall 110 days 50 Seeds per pack   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Golden Bantam Improved Corn, 1902 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Producing an early crop for home gardeners and market growers, this historic variety has an excellent sweet flavor and is ideal for freezing and fresh eating. The original strain of Golden Bantam was introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1902, and this improved strain was selected for even longer ears and greater tenderness. 70-85 days. Organic Tender, sweet kernels Ideal for freezing and fresh eating Sweet corn 70-85 days 100 Seeds  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1” deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8” apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained, fertile soil with plenty of water. Plant 4" apart Plant 1" Deep Germinates in 4-21 days Plant Rows 36-48" apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Seneca Red Stalker $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Flint corn with highly ornamental purple-red stalks and husks. This 1980s introduction is a selection out of the variety Seneca Indian promoted by Robson Seed Farms of Hall, New York. Plants grow 7' tall with large 8-9" ears of multicolor kernels. Can be ground for cornmeal. 100 days. ±2,300 seeds/lb. Organic Multicolor kernels Purple-red stalks and husks Flint corn 100 days 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Two Inch Strawberry Corn $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Small red strawberry-shaped ears are good for popping and gorgeous for fall decorations. Plants are 5-6' tall with 2-4 ears per stalk. 100 days. Organic Plants grow to 5-6 feet Produces 2-4 ears per stalk Strawberry shaped ears Red kernels Popcorn 100 days 100 Seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Plant 4" apart Plant 1/2" Deep Plant Rows 36-48" apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Double Standard Corn, Sweet Bi-Color Corn $3.25 $4.00
The Living Seed Company - This bi-colored sweet corn, hearkens back to a delicious yellow corn from the early 1900’s called Burnell and an early white kerneled heirloom from the Saint Lawrence Valley in New York state .  Known for its vigor, sweetness and easy pollination.  Organic Tender, sweet kernels Ideal for freezing and fresh eating Sweet corn 75-90 days   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 3/4” deep after danger of frost has passed. Plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8-12" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained, fertile soil with plenty of water. Plant 4" apart Plant 1" Deep Germinates in 5-10 days Plant Rows 36-48" apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Tom Thumb Corn, 1860 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Exchange - (aka Hulless, Dwarf Rice, Squirrel Tooth) The original Tom Thumb popcorn dates to circa the 1860s. This strain is the result of refinements made on the original by Professor Elwyn Meader of the University of New Hampshire. Dwarf 3½' plants produce 1-2 ears each that measure up to 4" long. Good for coastal and short-season areas. 85-90 days. ±280 seeds/oz. Organic Grows 3-4 feet tall 1-2 ears per stalk Good for coastal and short-season areas Popcorn 85-90 days 50 Seeds per oz   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Japonica Striped Maize Corn, 1890 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Magnificent ornamental flint corn from Japan; known in the 1890s as Striped-Leafed Japanese Maize. Variegated leaves striped with green, white, yellow, and pink. Tassels are dark purple, kernels are burgundy. Beautiful when planted as a border. Color develops better when plants are widely spaced. Can be ground for cornmeal. 85 days. ±3,100 seeds/lb. Organic & Open-Pollinated Variegated leaves Green, white, yellow, and pink stripes Dark purple tassels and burgundy kernels 85 days 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Roy's Calais Corn, 1930's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Plants grow 7' tall and bear 8-12" gold-yellow or maroon-red ears. Primarily used for cornmeal, posole, or hominy. A flint corn that probably hails from the western Abenaki (Sokoki) indigenous people of Vermont. Passed down to Roy and Ruth Fair of North Calais, Vermont, in the 1930s from Roy’s father, who received it from his own father. 90-95 days. Organic & Open-Pollinated Plants grow 7 feet tall 8-12 inch ears Flint corn 90-95 days 50 Seeds per pack   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Start Indoors: 8-10 weeks before planting out Germination: 10-15 Days Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Blue Jade Corn $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - One of the only sweet corns that can be grown in containers, the 3-foot-tall plants of this variety bear 3-6 ears. The peak time for eating is when kernels are just turning blue, but can be eaten when white or steel blue. This variety is from Dutch seedsman and Seed Savers Exchange member Kees Sahin. 70-80 days. ±185 seeds/oz Organic & Open Pollinated Sweet corn Plants grow up to 3 feet 3-6 ears per stalk White kernels mature to steel blue color Can be grown in containers 70-80 days 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Aunt Mary's Corn, 1800's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Once promoted as “the best white sweet corn in the world,” this hardy mid-season variety bears one to two ears on stalks that reach 7-8"" long. Plants grow 6-8' tall and produce ears with large kernels that, when cooked, have a creamy consistency and range in sweetness by ear. Named for Mary Atkinson of London, Ohio, this variety is believed to have been stewarded by the Atkinson family since before 1850; it was donated to Seed Savers Exchange in the early 1980s by W.W. Williams Organic & Open-Pollinated Plants grow 6 - 8 feet tall and bears ears reaching 7 - 8 inches long Ideal for freezing and fresh eating Sweet corn 70-85 days New for 2021 100 Seeds per pack   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Start Indoors: 8-10 weeks before planting out Germination: 10-15 Days Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Stowell's Evergreen Corn, mid-1800's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - The leading white sweet corn for home and market gardeners, this drought-tolerant historic variety was introduced in the mid-1800s, after years of refining, by Nathaniel Newman Stowell. It earned great praise at the time from farmers, and the 1853 Pennsylvania Farm Journal’s comments were also consistently positive. From there, the variety commercialized quickly, and by 1858, it was being sold by James M. Thorburn & Company of New York. Ears grow beautifully to 8-9" long, 1-2 ears per stalk, and hold well. 80-100 days. ±2,300 seeds/lb. Organic & Open-Pollinated White kernels Ears grow to 8-9 inches Produces 1-2 ears per stalk Sweet corn 80-100 days 50 Seeds per pack Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained, fertile soil with plenty of water. Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Who Gets Kissed Sweet Corn $2.95 $3.25
Limited Availability - We cannot re-order this variety and we will continue to sell it until it is out of stock. High Mowing Organic Seed - Excellent flavor and texture; good cool soil emergence. Compact 5-6' tall plants with ears 2' off the ground; 14-16 rows of kernels each. Good tip fill and husk coverage. Ears have an extended harvest window - check frequently for maturity. Developed by Dr. Bill Tracy, Jared Zystro, Dr. Adrienne Shelton, and Dr. John Navazio in collaboration with the Organic Seed Alliance and farmer Martin Diffley, and introduced in 2015. High Mowing is proud to be the exclusive producer of organic seed for this variety. A portion of the sales for this variety are paid to the breeder.  Characteristics:  Organic Tender, sweet kernels Ideal for freezing and fresh eating Sweet corn 1/2 Ounce  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1” deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8” apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained, fertile soil with plenty of water. Plant 3" apart Plant 1" Deep Germinates in 7-10 days Plant Rows 36" apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Country Gentleman Corn, 1890 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - A home garden variety grown for fresh eating or canning, this standard, late-season white corn has narrow “shoepeg” (non-rowed) kernels. Tapered 7-8" ears grow on 7-8' stalks that often produce two ears. This historic variety was introduced in 1890 by S. D. Woodruff & Sons of Orange, Connecticut. 88-92 days.   Organic Sweet corn Plants grow 7-8 feet tall 7-8 inch ears, often 2 per stalk "Shoe-peg" kernels (non-rowed) 88-92 days 100 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Plant 4" apart Plant 1/2" Deep Plant Rows 36-48" apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Double Red Corn $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Lustrous kernels ranging from dark-red to deep-purple stand out on the plate and in the field. Sweet and flavorful, this variety is delicious eaten fresh from the cob but also works quite well dried and ground into cornmeal. Equally gorgeous dark-red stalks grow 5-7′ tall and produce 1-2 ears per stalk. This versatile variety was bred by Alan Kapuler, Ph.D., Seed Savers Exchange lifetime member and founder of Peace Seeds in Corvallis, Oregon. 85 days. Organic & Open-Pollinated Sweet Corn Dark-red to deep-purple 1-2 ears per stalk Plants 5-7' tall 85 days 100 Seeds per pack   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained, fertile soil with plenty of water. Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Black Aztec Corn $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Vigorous 6' plants produce 8" ears. Kernels will turn jet black when mature. Makes an excellent blue cornmeal. 70-90 days. Open-Pollinated Plants grow to 6 feet White kernels turn to black when mature Ears grow to 8 inches Produces blue cornmeal 70-90 days 50 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water. Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
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