Corn Maize - Silvermine

Corn Maize - Silvermine
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$3.80

Product Information
Specification

(Zea mays) - Organically Grown

NOT TO WA

Silvermine Maize - a rare dent corn which was once widely distributed amongst farmers for feed production. Producing 1-2 large 23cm cobs of white corn on slender, rigid 2.5m tall stems. Kernels are deep being on average 15mm. This particular strain may have history with Manning Silvermine but it is hard to be certain.

Eat cobs roasted at milking stage or use as animal feed. Popular, easy to grow. For fertile, well drained soil, sunny position.

Sow Spring-Summer

Seed packet contains approx 60 seeds.

This variety is NON-Hybrid and NON-GMO. Grown in Australia.

Corn/Maize Success Story

We received this seed as part of our corn/maize project. With many heirloom varieties no longer being grown in Australia we felt there was a need to find varieties, get them grown out and re-distribute seeds amongst home gardeners to ensure they are easily available into the future. This Silvermine Maize seed was donated to us by one of our seed re-sellers from Mudgee. It has shown good traits with large cob & kernel size with good purity. We will select this variety further focusing on large cobs & 2 cobs per plant.  We will continue this project into the future and we are always on the lookout for unusual varieties or people willing to grow a crop for us.

Product CodeCOREUFJB99
ConditionNew
Weight0.005Kg


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