Earth Tones Dent Corn

Earth Tones is an heirloom corn (Zea mays) that produces ears 7-9 inches long with pastel, crayon colored kernels. Exceptionally beautiful. Dent corns are the most widely grown in the United States today – they are highly versatile, known for high soft starch content, and used in cornmeal and masa, amongst many other industrial purposes.

Will produce dried cobs approximately 100-110 days when seeded under ideal soil and climate conditions.

Seeds are certified organic.

Size: Packet: 30 seeds (7 grams), OG

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Earth Tones is an heirloom corn (Zea mays) that produces ears 7-9 inches long with pastel, crayon colored kernels. Exceptionally beautiful. Dent corns are the most widely grown in the United States today – they are highly versatile, known for high soft starch content, and used in cornmeal and masa, amongst many other industrial purposes.

Will produce dried cobs approximately 100-110 days when seeded under ideal soil and climate conditions.

Seeds are certified organic.

Common Name:
Earth Tones Dent Corn
Scientific Name:
Zea mays subsp. mays
Description:
Colorful indented kernels with a high starch content. Ideal for cornmeal flour. Also known as Grain Corn.
Plant Lifespan:
Annual
Cold Hardiness:
Zone 10a (30 to 35)
Light Requirements:
Full Sun (min. 6 hours a day)
Seed In:
Spring-Summer
Seeding Depth:
3/4 in.
Days to Sprout:
5-7
Optimal Soil Temperature (F):
65-85
Plant Spacing:
8-12 in.
Average Days from Seed to Harvest:
100-110

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