***NOT TO WA, NT*** (Zea mays) Heirloom first released by Robert Reid of Illinois in 1847 & improved by his son James Reid from 1870-1900. At the time, James Reid harvested 120 bushels per acre (the average at the time being 27 bushels). This then became the famous 'Reid's Yellow Dent Corn'. Deep yellow kernels formed inside red cobs 25-30cm long. Tall plant. Grown mainly for use as maize in corn meal, masa, animal feed etc, but may also be eaten fresh in the milk stage as a sweet corn. High yields, very adaptive & productive. 60 seeds
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