Corn Glass Gem

$ 13.50

These veritable little multicolored translucent precious pearls can be eaten as popcorn or flour. Harvesting takes place when the stalks are dry, leaving room for the pleasure of discovering the shimmering colors of the ears. The wonder of a Christmas present! Corn is a very nutritious food, rich in vitamins A, B, C and E, and in mineral salts. The stigmata, blond hair that grows on the ears, has an undeniable diuretic action that you can use in the form of an infusion.

Sowing: April to June

50 seeds approximately

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Corn Glass Gem – Heirloom Seeds / Rare seeds

Sowing: April to June

Harvest: September to November

Direct sowing, Maize does not do not like transplanting, favor direct sowing to facilitate its cultivation. This plant of semi-tropical origin likes hot land, wait for fine weather to sow it . Tip: let your corn soak 3-4 hours in water before sowing, you will save a few days on the sowing emergence. Sowing April, May depending on your region, in a furrow every 25 cm, sow in pockets 2 or 3 seeds between 3 and 6 cm deep, in staggered rows or in a superimposed rand, leave 50 to 60 cm of spacing, thin out when the seedlings appear, keep only one plant per foot (the most beautiful). Corn likes soil rich in organic matter. Watering, during sowing, must be abundant if you have not soaked your seeds beforehand, keep the soil moist until emergence. Take advantage when hoeing, if necessary, mound your corn stalks to strengthen its grip on the ground. You can grow your corn with a squash, this association allows the squash to protect the soil from the sun’s rays and keep the soil cool, don’t forget to mulch at the foot of your corn and your squash . If you decide to start your corn seedlings in pots, choose pots deep enough to facilitate root development.  Corn is not watering demanding, be more generous when forming cobs to promote their development. When to harvest them? The harvest of popcorn corn and classic corn is normally done in late autumn just after the first frosts, your feet of corn have dried it is time to harvest them. Knowing that the cobs need 100 to 120 days to mature, you can also start harvesting them from then on. pick them. If during a hot summer your decorative ears are attacked by moths, m Put them in a plastic bag in the freezer for a week.

50 seeds approximately

Additional information

Weight 0.04 lbs


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