Yellow dent corn
Heirloom, Open-Pollinated, non-Hybrid
Reid's Yellow Dent Field Corn Seed - Certified NON-GMO.
This open pollinated yellow dent variety is the most popular field corn in the country. Reid's was developed by Robert Reid in 1847 and further improved by his son James L. Reid from 1870 to 1900. In 1877 James Reid harvested a yield of 120 bushels an acre making this variety especially famous. The average yield at that time was around 25 to 30 bushels per acre. Field corn can be planted for all kinds of uses. This corn variety can be made into hominy, masa, corn bread/muffins, hush puppies, corn fritters, and many others. This variety can also be planted to feed wildlife such as deer, turkey, quail, and many others.
Seed Rate: 14 - 20 lbs. per acre
Seed Spacing: 8 inches
Row Spacing: 2 - 2.5 feet
Seed Depth: 1-1.5 inches
Seeds per pound: 1900 +/-
Ears: 9-10 inches; 16 - 22 rows closely spaced
Planting Time: after last chance of frost
Maturity: 90 - 110 days
Height: 10 - 14 feet tall
Germination: 65 degree soil temps