Re: [gardeners] Pod / Bible Corn

Margaret Lauterbach (
Sat, 13 Dec 1997 13:49:57 -0700

At 12:09 PM 12/13/97 -0800, you wrote:
>On Sat, 13 Dec 1997, Lillian Kepp wrote:
>> Does anyone know where I can get seed for corn known as Pod corn
>> or Bible corn.  Every kernel of corn is enclosed in it's own husk.
>I don't know where to get it, but I know I've seen it in a couple
>of catalogs as "Argentinian pod corn", which is what the geneticists
>call it.
>Maybe Seeds of Change?  
>It's really just a mutant Zea mays, so I don't know where the 
>"bible corn" name comes from. 
Zea mais or Teosinte seed is available from native seeds/SEARCH, but not
the mutant version.  BTW, Kay, I still don't know why your name/address
hangs up in my mailing program.  I have to delete your name/address to get
a post sent out.  Best, Margaret