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Glass Gem Corn Seed

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Supremely decorative and highly edible. Bred by Carl “White Eagle” Barnes, the famous Cherokee corn collector. A photo of this flint variety was a Facebook sensation in 2012. Colorful, translucent “stained glass” kernels are great for popping; they can also be parched, or made into cornmeal. Sturdy stalks can reach a height of 9’, and if the season is long enough, will develop side-shoots with additional ears. So beautiful you won’t want to eat it! Photo courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed.

  • Days to germinate: 4-12
  • Days to maturity: 105
  • Start indoors: Not recommended, as corn does not transplant well.
  • Sow outdoors a week after the last frost.
  • Seed spacing: 8”
  • Seed depth: 1”
  • Produce size: 3-8”
  • Yield: 2-3 ears per stalk, more if the season is long enough
  • Mature plant height: 6-9’
  • Suitable for container growing: No

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Is this a edible corn? Tastey? Chewy?
Linda on Dec 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It is VERY chewy, too much so for me. All we could do was make colorful
hanging arrangements. I did not consider it edible. Impressive plants of
10 to 12 feet high.
Is this an heirloom variety then?
Yvette D on Apr 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: All of our seeds are heirloom and open-pollinated.

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