Corn Chapalote – 4000 years old corn


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Family: Poaceae
Genus: Zea
Species: Mays
Flint/Popcorn also known as “Pinole Maiz.” One of the oldest corn variety.
Can be popped or used in pinole, polenta, and many other corn dishes – delightfully sweet.


Bloomtime Range: Mid Summer
USDA Hardiness Zone: Undefined
AHS Heat Zone: Not defined for this plant
Light Range: Sun to Full Sun
pH Range: 5.5 to 7.5
Soil Range: Sandy Loam to Clay Loam
Water Range: Normal to Moist


Plant seeds 1 inch deep in rows or clumps, two weeks after the last frost date. Corn needs rich soil, full sun and adequate moisture to produce good ears. It is wind pollinated, so if you want to save seed, you will need to either stagger the planting time of different varieties, or plant them 1/4 mile apart. Water deeply.



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50 seeds, 100 seeds, 250 seeds


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