Organic Roy Calais Flint Corn (Zea mays)
Believed to come from the western Abenaki (Sokoki) indigenous people of Vermont and passed along by Roy and Ruth Fair, this storied heirloom yields a mix of gold and maroon ears, 8-12” inches long. Used for cornmeal and hominy.
- 50 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 90-95 days
- Direct sow 1-2” deep in full sun 1-2 weeks after last frost date when soil temperature reaches 60°F+.
- Space plants 10-12” apart in rows spaced 12-24” apart.