Oaxacan Green Dent
95 days — As its names suggests, these large ears have kernels that are colored mostly in shades of green. Fairly early maturing for a dent-type corn and has good vigor. The corn stocks reach about seven feet in height and produce ears ranging between seven to ten inches in length.
Reportedly, this variety originates from Oaxacan region of Southern Mexico where it has been cultivated for centuries. The local people use it for corn flour and make it into tortillas and tamales. And like any dent corn, it can also be used for livestock feed. It is grown by market growers for its interesting, ornamental value. Green corn kernels are actually fairly uncommon. Each packet contains one ounce, which is approximately 100 seeds.