Corn, Johnson County White

Zea mays
SKU: 0126A P50
  • Organic
  • Dent corn
  • Ears are 6-8" long and 2.25" diameter
  • Plants grow up to 12.5' tall
  • 110 days
  • New for 2017 - Heritage Farm Collection Variety

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An attractive, productive dent corn. Large ears are 6-8" long and about 2.25" diameter. Plants grow up to 12.5 feet. Late maturing.

Donated by Elmer Burns, who has grown the variety since about 1979 when he received it from Clinton Mobley of Oneida, Kentucky. SSE believes this is an authentic example of the historic variety of the same name. Author M.L. Bowman (1915) wrote that it was developed by three Johnson County, Indiana farmers who combined their individual breeding projects in 1899. It became a popular, well-regarded variety grown by Midwestern farmers in the early 1900s.

Direct Seed: 4" Apart

Germination: 4-21 Days

Rows Apart: 36-48"

Light: Full Sun