Ancient variety, reputed to be from seeds found in Anasazi ruins. Possibly the oldest sweet corn still in existence.
This Southwestern land race heirloom is drought-resistantand doesn't require the extreme fertility and weed-free conditions needed by many modern corns.
Likes warmth. 7-8' plants with 2 multicolored ears, 7" long.Grown by Jonathan Spero, who writes "Anasazi is a true land race variety. It is variable in many ways. Ear length and diameter, degree of sweetness and plant height all vary. Each ear can be a different color or combination of colors. In older times, variability was desired. People wanted corn that produced food come wet or dry, hot or cold, and with a minimum of added inputs."
BOTANICAL NAME: Zea mays
Does well in many soils-does best in deep, rich soils. Good drainage and full sun important. Must be planted in a section at least 5 feet square for good cross-pollination. Sow seed 2 weeks after average date of last frost. Best planted in succession, directly into garden 15" apart. Greedy feeder so fertilize well. Don't plant same place every year. .
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: W, H/Matures as marked/Harvest 1-2 /Yield fresh 17-68, dry 12-48/ Spacing 15"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates hot weather