Indian Corn - Oldest varieties of Heirloom Corns (Zea mays)
Indian corn or Flint corn is well known Heirloom variety grown for its symbol of Autumn with mixed colors of white, red, yellow, brown , blue and among others. While the exterior is tougher than the average yellow corn, Indian corn can be consumed fresh or cooked.
Indian corn is a type of corn, also known as maize, that is native to the Americas and has been cultivated by indigenous peoples for thousands of years. Indian corn is a term used to describe various varieties of corn that have been grown in the Americas since ancient times.
Botanical Name : Zea mays
Common name : Indian Heirloom Corn
Size at maturity : 8”-9”
Days to maturity : 90
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Spring,summer
Sowing method : direct sow
Planting depth : 1”
Plant spacing : 8”-12”
Ships : Year-round
Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 150