Black Aztec Corn
Vigorous 6' plants produce 8" ears. Kernels will turn jet black when mature. Makes an excellent blue cornmeal.
- 70-90 days
- White kernels turn to black when mature
- Plants grow to 6 feet
- Ears grow to 8 inches
- Produces blue cornmeal
This variety works for:
Cornmeal is the key ingredient in cornbread, tortillas, polenta, and tamales. Once ears of corn are completely dry you can remove the kernels and grind them in a grain mill to a fine or medium texture. Store in an airtight container.
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.
- Direct Seed: 4" Apart
- Germination: 4-21 Days
- Rows Apart: 36-48"
- Light: Full Sun
Ratings & Reviews
Robust, idiotproof, rewarding grinding corn
Highly recommend! It stayed standing after the tropical storm that flattened my other corn varieties, and has the best resistance to pests and diseases that I’ve yet seen. The kernels fill well and are easy to save for seed.