Silver King Dent Corn (Zea mays)
Also known as “Wisconsin No. 7”, this older white dent variety is commonly used for cornmeal and feed. Adapted to cooler temperatures, Silver King is typically grown in the Midwest. Produces 8-9” ears with 16 rows of kernels – full to the tip. Leafy stalks make for good silage.
- 100 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 105-110 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