Roy's Calais Corn

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SKU: 1536A-P50

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Item Details

Plants grow 7' tall and bear 8-12" gold-yellow or maroon-red ears. Primarily used for cornmeal, posole, or hominy. A flint corn that probably hails from the western Abenaki (Sokoki) indigenous people of Vermont. PaSeed Savers Exchanged down to Roy and Ruth Fair of North Calais, Vermont, in the 1930s from Roy’s father, who received it from his own father.

  • 90-95 days
  • Organic
  • Flint corn
  • Plants grow 7 feet tall
  • 8-12 inch ears

Growing Instructions

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.

  • Start Indoors: 8-10 weeks before planting out
  • Germination: 10-15 Days
  • Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart
  • Light: Full Sun

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