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Corn Seeds - Popcorn - Glass Gem

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80 days. The Glass Gem variety of corn was developed by Carl Barnes, a farmer from Oklahoma, as a way of reconnecting with his Cherokee heritage. The Glass Gem seeds produce ears of colorful, rainbow kernels. Each ear is entirely unique. This crop does best with full sun, in grow zones three to eleven.

Growing Glass Gem Corn Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: zea mays
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 80 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-11
  • Planting Depth: 1"
  • Plant Spacing: 6-8"
  • Row Spacing: 30"
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Moist and well drained, temp of 55 to 65 F, pH 6 to 7
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Diseases/pests: Susceptible to corn wireworms, cutworms, and fungal diseases
  • Color:Rainbow colored kernels; each ear is unique.
  • Flavor: Sweet

Begin by sowing directly outdoors, one inch deep with six to eight inches between seeds and thirty inches between rows. When choosing a site in your garden, keep the sun in mind; these tall stalks have potential to block the sunlight from other plants. While growing, the crops will need one to one and a half inches of water. When the kernels are firm, the ear is ripe. To harvest, firmly pull the ear downwards while twisting. The unhusked ears can be kept in the fridge for up to one week.

 

This wonderful new ornamental popcorn produces a diversity of gorgeous translucent, jewel-colored ears, each one unique. The vivid, kernels have a translucent seed coat. A bit of the white endocarp shows through giving the sense of a shinning jewel. Size of ears range from 3-8 inches. Corn plants commonly produce numerous tillers, or side stalks, which also produce ears. Height of plants depend upon quantity of water, but can reach up to 9 feet, typically 6 feet. A popcorn, the kernels may be ground into cornmeal or popped. Harvest when the husks are dry and brown for the most intense and translucent colors.

 

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