• tarahumara corn - great for making popcorn or ground and used for pinole
  • Tarahumara
  • Tarahumara



Zea mays.  From the bottom of Copper Canyon in Chihuahua. The flinty, pale yellow kernels are produced on thin, slender cobs reminiscent of "reventador," referring to the popping nature of the corn. Ground and used for pinole or popped.  From our Seed Bank Collection.

  • Origin: just over 3500' elevation; can perform well in low desert or moderately high desert elevations
  • Plants over 8 ' tall
  • Cobs 6 to 9" in length
  • Approx. 13g/50 seeds per packet.

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