Oaxacan Green Dent Corn
Here is the Oaxacan Green Dent Corn, Zea mays. This variety originates from Mexico and has been cultivated for centuries by the Zapotec people. The stalks typically reach 7 feet tall and produce as many as 6 cobs per stalk. the cobs can get to 10 inches long and has an emerald green color. The hardened kernels are then either left on the cob and used as decorations, or removed and ground into cornmeal for tamales and tortillas. This is considered a grain corn. Has a nutty, rich and creamy flavors which are often lost in conventional varieties! Does well at higher latitudes. Open pollinated 85-100 days depending on location.
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