Tom Thumb Popcorn (Zia mays) An old time favourite first marketed in the late 1890's as a compact variety, also listed as 'Golden Tom Thumb popping corn - suitable for urban and village gardens'. Tom Thumb popcorn are very productive 24-30'’ plants producing many small cobs that average about 3" in length. A very nice tasting popcorn that pops very well. The best popcorn choice for short season growers as it matures in under 60 days. Also useful in autumn decor and arrangements.
75 seeds per packet $3.95
Planting Instructions: Direct seed Corn after risk of frost has passed, and when the soil temperature is above 18 degrees Celsius. Sow in a furrow, 1 - 1.5 inches deep and 4 inches apart, thinning to 1 plant per every 8 inches. Plant Corn in blocks or at least 4 rows to ensure proper pollination.