Roy's Calais Corn, 1930's Heirloom, Organic

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Roy's Calais Corn, 1930's Heirloom, Organic

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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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

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