Dent Corn
Zea mays 'Hickory King Yellow'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Hickory King Yellow
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

101 to 110 days

111 to 120 days

Kernel Color:

Yellow

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hixson, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 29, 2004, sipatatime from Madisonville, KY wrote:

Hickory King White and Yellow corn has been used in my family for many years. It is the best corn for making moonshine. Let the ear dry on the stalk then soak the
kernels in water in a dark place then let them sprout 2-3 inches before you ground'em up for your mash.