- CORN, non-GMO, Zea mays
- Dry Dent or Flint Corn
- 30 Virginia White Gourdseed Indian Corn seeds, USDA Organic
30 Virginia White Gourdseed Indian Corn seeds, USDA Organic
A white roasting and flour corn going back to the 1700s, originating from Native American genuine gourd seed corn. Large, long, white kernels on fat, short, 3 x 8 in. ears. Kernels shell easily. White cobs, 1-2 ears/stalk, 10-12 ft. plants. Excellent resistance to Southern Leaf Blight, well-adapted to the Mid-Atlantic from Virginia southward.
Gourd-seed corns are one of America's oldest corns, and were commonly grown in southern Virginia. The plants of gourdseed corn are heavily stalked and bear ears having a large number of rows of thin, deep kernels. Seeds resemble those of Native American gourds, being long and narrow.