Category Archives: Corn

Morden Corn

This is a project I have been work for a couple of seasons on. Morden corn is a landrace from Canada, and likely a Native North American variety. The description in the NPGS GRIN is as follows;   “Early maturity (45 … Continue reading

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Avati Moroti Mita Flour Corn

Avati Moroti Mita is the earliest landrace corn in Paraguay (60 – 90 days) and one of the earliest in South America. It is a flour type selected by the Guarani tribe. My seed stock came from Stephen Smith of … Continue reading

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Darwin John Flint Corn

This is an 8 row flint corn from the Iroquois. Bred by a Seneca seed-keeper named Darwin John. This variety was used ceremonially at the mid-winter “Big Feather Dance” and used at the Strawberry Festival in a special soup made … Continue reading

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Gaspe’ Flint Corn Composite

THIS IS A COMPOSITE MIX OF 4 STRAINS OF GASPE’   This rare, 8 row flint corn was grown by the Micmac Tribe of the Canadian Maritimes, and along the North Atlantic Shores. Fields of this corn variety were observed by the … Continue reading

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Floriani Flint Corn

Zea mays               100 days I am amazed that heirloom varieties come and go like clothing fashion. Floriani Flint Corn was all the rage a few years ago. Now it is passe and some new (“old”) heirloom corn will become “all … Continue reading

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