A stunning corn variety selected by Carl Barnes, a part-Cherokee farmer and breeder, from several traditional corn varieties. Gifted to NS/S by one of his students, Greg Schoen. Produces a diversity of gorgeous translucent, jewel-colored ears, each one unique. A popcorn, the kernels may be ground into cornmeal or popped. This corn became an Internet sensation in 2012 and continues to delight gardeners around the planet. Approx. 6.5g/50 seeds per packet.
To read the story behind this magnificent corn, check out this Native Seeds Blog post.
All photos shown here are copyrighted by Greg Schoen and used with permission.
If you think Glass Gem Corn is beautiful, you will love the new 2014 Glass Gem Calendar! It features 12 of the most stunning, eye-popping images of Glass Gem we’ve seen! We also now stock Glass Gem Bumper Stickers!