Zea mays. Tarahumara Apachito. One of the favorite races grown by the Tarahumara. Kernels are typically a pearly light pink to dark rose colored and occasionally white or yellow. The fastest maturing Tarahumara corn in the NS/S collection. Short plants. Used for cornmeal, tortillas, atole (a corn based drink), and pink variants are used to prepare tesgüino, a corn beer. From our Seed Bank Collection.
- Includes flour and flint type kernels
- Origin: very high desert, above 7800'
- Approx. 13g/50 seeds per packet