One of the larger ears in the garden. The corn stalk measured 2.3 meters tall. The ear measured 12.7 cm in length and 2.9 cm in diameter. 276 kernels on the ear. 10 row corn.

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Red medium size ear grown on a 1.7 meter tall corn stalk. Ear measures 8.2 cm in length and 2.6 cm in diameter. 24.2 grams of kernels. 8row variety.

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Michael Fuller

Red kernel ear. Harvested 16 Sept. 2020. It was produced on a 1.7 m tall corn stalk. The ear measured 8.2 cm in length and 2.6 cm in width. It is an 8 row variety.

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Short ear harvested from 1.6 meter tall corn stalk. Ear measures 5.9 cm in length and 2.1 cm in diameter. 8 row variety.

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Speckled corn ear. This ear grew on a 2.2 m tall corn stalk; it measured 10.7 cm in length and 2.9 cm in diameter. It is a 10 row variety.

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Selu (Cherokee, Corn = Zea mays), variety Glass Gem

Speckled short ear grown on a 2.0 meter tall corn stalk. Ear measures 6.9 cm in length and 2.3 cm in diameter. 16.2 grams of kernels. 10 row variety.

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Speckled medium ear grown in a 1.9 meter tall corn stalk. Ear measures 9.9 cm in length and 2.4 cm in diameter. 20.4 grams of kernels. 8 row variety.

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Red normal size ear grown on a 1.8 meter tall corn stalk. Ear measures 11.1 cm in length and 2.7 cm in diameter. 29.6 grams of kernels. 8 row variety.

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Short ear harvested from a 1.55 meter tall corn stalk. Length = 5.3 cm and diameter = 2.1 cm. 8 row ear. 


A speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 2.3 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 12.8 cm in length and 3.2 cm in diameter. It contained 64.7 grams of kernels.


A speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 1.95 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 8.4 cm in length and 2.4 cm in diameter. It contained only 3.9 grams of kernels because of pollination problems (ear produced too late). 


A speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 1.65 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 8.8 cm in length and 2.8 cm in diameter. It contained 15.0 grams of kernels. Bees were trying to nest inside the husk when it was harvested.


A speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 1.95 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 10.6 cm in length and 2.2 cm in diameter. It contained 20.4 grams of kernels.


A speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 2.4 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 11.4 cm in length and 2.9 cm in diameter. It contained 45.2 grams of kernels.


A speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 1.9 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 6.8 cm in length and 2.8 cm in diameter. It contained 127 kernels.


A blue ear (not photographed) was produced on a 2.4 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 9.9 cm in length and 2.4 cm in diameter. 


A long, blue speckled (not photograph) was produced on a 2.4 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 13.1 cm in length and 2.8 cm in diameter. 


A medium, blue ear (not photographed) was produced on a 1.8 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 9.4 cm in length and 2.4 cm in diameter.


A medium, speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 2.3 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 8.8 cm in length and 2.7 cm in diameter.


A small, speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 2.0 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 6.5 cm in length and 2.3 cm in diameter.


A large, speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 2.2 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 14.0 cm in length and 2.9 cm in diameter.


A large, speckled ear (not photographed) was produced on a 2.2 meter tall corn stalk. The ear measured 13.5 cm in length and 2.9 cm in diameter.





Cherokee Glass Gem (Zea mays) corn grown in the garden during summer 2020. The red ear was especially appealing. This is a 10 row pop corn. Carl "White Eagle" Barnes, a Cherokee farmer and corn breeder from Oklahoma, isolated this strain. John Northrip gave me a small bag of kernels that were planted on 10 April 2021. Photograph of the ear of corn on 4 September 2020.

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