Corn Seeds

Corn is native to central America. It is an annual crop. Very popular for it's versatile uses. From popcorn to vegetable oil.

Stowells Evergreen Sweet Corn

Zea mays Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn (95 days)   Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn was originall...

Zea mays Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn (95 days)   Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn was originally developed by Nathaniel Newman Stowell of Burlington, New Jersey in 1848. Stowell was a farmer and spent some years refining this variety, which he developed by crossing Menomony Soft Corn and Northern Sugar Corn. In the fall of 1855, he sold just two ears of seed corn to a close friend for four dollars, on the agreement that the seed was for personal use only. Stowell's "friend" then re-sold th...

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Organic Painted Mountain Corn

Organic Painted Mountain (70-90 days)  Sustainably Grown Corn Seed Painted corn is extremely col...

Organic Painted Mountain (70-90 days)  Sustainably Grown Corn Seed Painted corn is extremely cold and drought tolerant for a corn. This corn was developed in Montana by Dave Christensen over the past 30 years from over 1000 native and commercial strains of corn. Painted Mountain corn grows about 5' tall producing ears about 7" long. Painted Mountain makes very tasty cornmeal for muffins, cornbread or chips. This corn can also be eaten fresh or roasted in the early "milk" stage. Painted Mou...

$4.19 $1,102.01

Silver Queen Hybrid Sweet Corn

Zea mays Silver Queen (su) Hybrid Sweet Corn (88 days) Silver Queen is a late season sweet corn t...

Zea mays Silver Queen (su) Hybrid Sweet Corn (88 days) Silver Queen is a late season sweet corn that is legendary for its juicy white kernels that are born in 14-16 rows on 8-9 inch ears. It's a little later in the season by a week than most sweet corns, but well worth the wait. Rich and complex old-fashioned corn flavor. Excellent tip fill. Tight husks help keep corn worms to a minimum. Stalks can reach 8 foot tall. Resistant to Southern corn leaf blight caused by Bipolaris maydis, Nort...

$3.66 $541.80

Organic Hopi Blue Corn Seed

Zeas mays Organic Hopi Blue Corn (85-105 days) 1/2 oz seed packet about 50-60 seeds Once a trad...

Zeas mays Organic Hopi Blue Corn (85-105 days) 1/2 oz seed packet about 50-60 seeds Once a traditional staple corn of the Hopi people. Hopi Blue grows 5-7' tall with purple/blue 9" ears. Can be eaten as sweet corn when picked young. 30% higher protein levels than dent corns. Source of blue corn flour. Makes amazing blue tortilla chips, tortillas, corn soup, cornbread and for starters. Great fall decoration. Excellent article. Must read.

$4.19 $1,049.99

Honey & Cream Corn F1 Hybrid

Zea mays Germ 7-14 days This longtime favorite, sweet corn with it's sweet white and yellow kerne...

Zea mays Germ 7-14 days This longtime favorite, sweet corn with it's sweet white and yellow kernels, produces excellent flavor.  Stalks are 7.5’ tall and produce 7-8” ears with 12-14 rows per ear. 79-84 days to maturity. Great flavor for fresh eating as well as freezing and canning.  PLANTING: Prepare the soil, plant 1-1 1/2” deep, late spring when the soil is at least 60 degrees. Thin to 8-12” apart. Plant in blocks. Germination should be as early as 4-5 days.  Harvest- Ready to be picked ap...

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Japanese Hulless Popcorn

Japanese Hulless Popcorn (86 days) Was once called Australian Hulless Grow your own popcorn! J...

Japanese Hulless Popcorn (86 days) Was once called Australian Hulless Grow your own popcorn! Japanese Hulless grows 4-5' tall and bears 3-6 four inch long ears. This is a nutty, flavorful popcorn. Very productive. Japanese Hulless is a great corn to grow with the kids. They get real excited knowing the corn they are growing will be a tasty, buttery treat on family movie night. Great for school projects as well. Heirloom Varieties of Popcorn: Japanese Hulless Heirloom Popcorn, Lady Finger ...

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Country Gentleman Corn Seed

Zea mays Country Gentleman Corn Seed (90 days) "Without a doubt the sweetest and most tender of a...

Zea mays Country Gentleman Corn Seed (90 days) "Without a doubt the sweetest and most tender of all sweet corns." 1896 Peter Henderson & Co. about Country Gentleman Corn Seed "One of the very sweetest and delicious of all sugar corns." John Salzer Seed Co. 1912 on Country Gentleman  Country Gentleman corn was introduced around 1890 by Frank Woodruff & Sons.Peter Henderson Seed Company followed suit the next year.This old heirloom corn was what the old-timers called "shoe peg" corn. Co...

$5.24 $246.70

Hickory King White Corn Seeds

Zea mays Hickory King White Corn Seeds (115 days) Large wide deep kernels on small white cobs. 8-...

Zea mays Hickory King White Corn Seeds (115 days) Large wide deep kernels on small white cobs. 8-9" long ears. Grows in a wide variety of soils. Very tight husks help keep out corn worms. Excellent root structure, but remember to plant them on 8-10" centers so they can help support each other in high winds. Each plant can easily average a pound of dry kernels. One of the best varieties for hominy because the skin slips off so easy. Great Hickory King recipes. There are many uses for dent corn...

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Pencil Cob corn

Zea mays Pencil Cob Corn Seeds (73-100 days)   Pencil Cob is was named this way because the cob c...

Zea mays Pencil Cob Corn Seeds (73-100 days)   Pencil Cob is was named this way because the cob can be as thin as a pencil. This produces long and deep kernels. Considered a shoepeg dent corn that was typically used as a roasting corn, but very flavorful in its milk stage for frying or creaming. Incredibly popular for southern style grits. However, one of the folks here at Sustainable Seed swears it makes the sweestest corn bread and it's all she will use. Pencil Cob grows 6'-12' tall and pro...

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Truckers Favorite Yellow Corn Seeds

Zea mays Truckers Favorite Yellow Corn Seeds (70--85 days)   T.W. Wood & Sons Seed Co. claims...

Zea mays Truckers Favorite Yellow Corn Seeds (70--85 days)   T.W. Wood & Sons Seed Co. claims to have introduced Truckers Favorite. This is an early maturing yellow strain. Very impressive at 70 days! A dent corn that grows 6-9' in height. Ears are 8-12" and have 12-14 rows on a red cob. Excellent for early planting. 1938 T.W. Woods Seed Co. says about Truckers Favorite Heirloom Corn.... "There is no early garden corn so extensively grown in the South as Trucker's Favorite corn. It is muc...

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Eureka Ensilage Dent Corn

Zea mays Eureka Ensilage Dent Corn (110-120)   Stalks grow a huge 11-13' tall. (See the old 1907 ...

Zea mays Eureka Ensilage Dent Corn (110-120)   Stalks grow a huge 11-13' tall. (See the old 1907 ad that says Eureka grows 18-20' tall!) Very large ears that measure 10-11" long. 14-16 rows on an ear. White kernels. Great storage dent corn huge amounts of silage for your cows or goats. Very old variety. I believe we are one of the very last seed companies to carry this great old heirloom.

$2.61 $104.53

Truckers Favorite White Corn Seeds

Zea mays Truckers Favorite White Corn Seeds (65-95 days)   T.W. Wood & Sons Seed Co. claims t...

Zea mays Truckers Favorite White Corn Seeds (65-95 days)   T.W. Wood & Sons Seed Co. claims to have introduced Truckers Favorite. A heirloom white dent field corn that is excellent for roasting in the milk stage, frying or used as a dent. Perfect for making hominy. Stays in top condition for a long period. Stalks are 8-9' and perfect for early fodder. Ears are 8-10" and have 14-18 rows. High yields with good soil fertilization. Excellent foliage for early fodder. Hardy for the South.

$3.14 $104.99

Boone County White Corn Seed

Zea mays Boone County White Corn Seed (110-120 days)   Boone County White was created by Mr. Jame...

Zea mays Boone County White Corn Seed (110-120 days)   Boone County White was created by Mr. James Riley of Boone County, Indiana back in 1874. Mr. Riley started with the variety "White Mastodon" and selected on the traits he desired such as ear size and leaf size. A few years later he released his new corn and named it Boone County White. Boone County was very popular for good reason. It is a very heavy producer of huge ears that measure 9-11" in length. That is almost a foot long! The unif...

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Lancaster Sure Crop Corn

Lancaster Sure Crop Corn Seed (115 days)   Developed by Issac Hershey (and family). Hershey was a...

Lancaster Sure Crop Corn Seed (115 days)   Developed by Issac Hershey (and family). Hershey was a Mennonite elder in Lancaster, Pennsylvania who set about creating the perfect corn for his needs. By 1910 he stopped mixing superior corns together and began selecting for early maturity, disease resistance, yield, large ears and stability. Thus Lancaster Sure Crop was born. So amazing is Lancaster that many of todays corn-belt hybrids can trace at least one parent back to this corn. Towering 1...

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Silvermine Corn Seeds

Zea mays Silvermine Corn Seeds (112 days)   Silvermine was created by J.A. Beagley of Sibly, ILL ...

Zea mays Silvermine Corn Seeds (112 days)   Silvermine was created by J.A. Beagley of Sibly, ILL in 1890. This corn produces extremely high yields. Very large, heavy ears at 11-12". Creamy white kernels. Does well on poor soils. Tight husk that resists corn ear worms. I have noticed a sweet flavor chewing on this corn in its dry stage. Leads me to believe it would be a fine roaster. Ernest W. Young of Lawrence, Kansas was a well known breeder of Silvermine around 1900. His 1904 test produced ...

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Sweetest Corn Seed Collection

Some seed substitutions may apply. This collection may have up to 2 seed substitutions, typically...

Some seed substitutions may apply. This collection may have up to 2 seed substitutions, typically of a very similar variety to the one listed. This is due to a combination of seasonal demand and other factors that affect seed availability. Please refer to this article for more information. This a collection of our sweetest corn varieties.  You know the kind of fresh corn picked right off the stock, that needs no other sauce to enhance the flavor. We have chosen just those varieties for this c...

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