Flint Corn
Zea mays 'Roy's Calais'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Roy's Calais
Additional cultivar information:(aka Abenaki Calais)
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

61 to 70 days

Kernel Color:

Yellow

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 9, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Sometimes sold as Abenaki Calais. A short season (88 day) field corn featuring yellow 7-9 inch ears