• Hickory King White Corn

    This heirloom from the late 1800’s will grow 9 inch ears with 12-16 rows of beautiful white traditional dent corn. One of the best all around corn varieties still available. Pick young for corn on the cob. Let mature for corn flour, hominy, masa harina (chip and tamale flour), corn bread, muffins, hush puppies, fritters, corn soup, posole and so much more! You can even make your own corn nuts. Stalks grow 8 – 12 feet. Perfect for roasting on the barbeque. Grows well in poor soils.
    Fun Facts
    Grows big white kernels
    Each stalk produces 2 very large ears
    Hickory king has a very high leafy green matter which makes it perfect for silage
    Tight husks which help keep out corn worms and beetles
    It is somewhat resistant to leaf blight
    Each plant can produce a pound of dry kernels

    Sun: Full Sun
    Sowing Method: Direct Sow
    Days to Maturity: 80 days
    Height: 5 feet
    Spread: 12 inches
    Thinning: 12 inches -


    Use fresh when picked young, canned or frozen, Dryed for flour or making Corn Nuts

    Hickory King White Corn Seeds Heirloom 20 Seed Garden Pack -Very Limited Supply