Pencil Cob Corn

Pencil Cob Corn

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SKU:WS-0491

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DESCRIPTION

Very hearty flavor missing in most corns today! Sturdy 5-6'H plants produce 2-3 ears per stalk with long deep yellow shoepeg dent kernels on "pencil sized" red cobs. Germinates in cooler soils. Reliable producer under many conditions. Unequaled in roasting ears! Very flavorful in milk stage for frying or creaming. Incredibly popular for southern style grits!

CLASSIFICATIONS
OPEN POLLINATED

Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.

HEIRLOOM

This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.

VEGETABLE SEED AND PLANTING GUIDE
Direct Seed (100 Ft.)Distance Apart In Row After ThinningSpace Between RowsPlanting Depth
4 Oz.8-12"30-48"1-2"

* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.

ESTIMATED DAYS TO MATURITY

100 days

APPROXIMATE SEED COUNT

  • 250 per Oz.
  • 4,000 per Lb.

COMPANIONS

  • Bean
  • Cucumber
  • Melon
  • Parsley
  • Pea
  • Potato
  • Pumpkin
  • Squash

ALLIES

  • Odorless marigold and white geranium deter Japanese beetles
  • Pigweed raises nutrients from the subsoil to where the corn can reach them

ENEMIES

  • Tomatoes and corn are attacked by the same worm