This beautiful large dent corn was name for Mr. Wade Hopkins McConnell of Scott County, VA. Mr. Hop McConnell was known to share his beautiful dent corn with local farmers out of his general store. Ears are either all-white, all red, or all white with speckles or all red with speckles. 

Corn, Hop McConnell Speckled


    • Red, white, and speckled dent corn
    • Ears are 6-8" long and 2.25" diameter
    • Plants grow up to 12.5' tall
    • 100 days
    • 100 Seeds/Packet
  • Planting - 

    • Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost. 

    • For best results, plant in 3 to 6 row blocks instead of a single row 

    • Thin 8" apart. 

    • Keep seeds moist however avoid over saturating seeds 

    • Maturing crops Prefers consistent watering in well-drained soil. 

    Harvesting -  

    • Plan harvest in early morning or in the evening. 

    • If harvesting it for sweet, or milk stage, wait until corn silk is dark brown all the way to the husk. 

    • If harvesting for seed or full maturity, allow corn to dry on stalk, seed corn is most optimal when ears and husk are completely dry and starting to point downwards. 


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