- A sweet white corn characterized by its tightly packed, but uneven rows of kernels with heavy yields often bearing three or more ears per plant.
90 Days to maturity. Zea mays. Country Gentlemen Corn Seeds. Non-GMO, annual, open-pollinated, Sweet Corn. Suitable for growing in garden plots or raised beds. Corn tolerates heat and drought-prone regions. 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. Country Gentleman is characterized by its tightly packed, but uneven rows of kernels. The corn ears reach 7-8 inches long and produce a sweet white kernel. Corn plants reach 8' tall and produce many tillers. ~240 seeds/oz.