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Humus Terra

Three corn cobs with bright yellow kernels arranged on a colorful fabric with vivid floral patterns.


Zea mays L.

Sowing: April. Corn was taken into culture in Central America about 7,000 years ago. To Europe, the corn arrived at the end of the XV century.

  • FamilyPoaceae
  • Variety"Eight rows"
  • Life cycleAnnual
  • Mixed cultivationGarden bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), pumpkins (Cucurbita ssp.)
  • Art of reproductionGenerative (seed)
  • Isolation distance400-500 m
  • Minimum number of plants (necessary to preserve the properties of the variaty)50-100
  • Germination capacity3-5 years
  • PollinationCross-pollination, wind pollinated
  • UseKitchen, Phytotherapy