Glass Gem Corn - Zea Mays - The Living Seed Company LLC

Glass Gem Corn - Zea Mays

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Creates stunning, translucent, multi-colored jewel like kernels, each with its own sparkle. Unlike anything you have ever seen! Glass Gem is a flint corn and can be ground up to make corn meal or popped.

The work of Carl Barnes, selected from a range of indigenous corn varieties. Offered to Native Seeds/SEARCH by one of Barnes's students, Gren Schoen. Then given to us by NS/S executive director Bill McDorman. Thank you gentlemen!

Our Glass Gem Popcorn was grown organically in GMO-Free Marin County, California in extreme isolation.

Check out our Youtube video on the Glass Gem we grew!

  • Non-GMO
  • Annual
  • Sun: Full
  • Direct Sow: After all frost has passed and soil is 60-80 degrees
  • Seed Count: 100
  • Days to Maturity: 110
  • Plant Size: 4'-6'

Growing Tips:

Plant in a block of rows (spaced 24"-36") for effective pollinating. Needs room to grow. heavy feeder requires nitrogen, phosphorus, and moist soil. Do not transplant. High winds and aridity reduce pollination. 

 

Glass Gem Corn - Zea Mays