Glass Gem Corn - Zea Mays
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!
- 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'
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.