Fun Facts 1. Grows big white kernels 2. Each stalk produces 2 very large ears 3. Hickory king has a very high leafy green matter which makes it perfect for silage 4. Tight husks which help keep out corn worms and beetles 5. It is somewhat resistant to leaf blight 6. Each plant can produce a pound of dry kernels
This heirloom from the late 1800's will grow 9 inch ears with 12-16 rows of beautiful white traditional dent corn. One of the best all around corn varieties still available. Pick young for corn on the cob.
Use fresh, canned or frozen and dried for flour
Great for Roasting ears
Let mature for corn flour, hominy, masa harina (chip and tamale flour), corn bread, muffins, hush puppies, fritters, corn soup, posole and so much more! You can even make your own corn nuts. Stalks grow 8 - 12 feet. Perfect for roasting on the barbeque. Grows well in poor soils.