Corn Manaia Maize | Members Only Preservation Packet
GENUS: Zea SPECIES: mays
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Coromandel
Number of Seeds: 50
Description: Dry. This is the old yellow maize remembered by many especially older Maori who often ate it fermented. This corn was kept alive by Koro on the Coromandel. It is the only New Zealand heirloom pure yellow maize I know of, and over the years we have had many requests for it. Thanks Koro!
Planting Instructions: Scatter sow seeds into trays. Transplant when 5-8cm high and soil temperature reaches 15-16 degrees C to 40cm diagonal spacing