Double Red


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Brilliantly colored kernels in shades of red and purple. High yields from stocky short plants. Beautiful red stalks with red husks. Shows some color variation in stalk and husk color. A delicious early sweet corn that is excellent for eating fresh from the cob, but also good for drying and grinding to make traditional corn flour (dating back to its Hopi ancestry). Bred by Alan Kapuler PhD.

2.00 per 1 oz package (approx. 155 seeds)

Additional information

Seed Type


Latin Name:

Zea mays


7-14 days


85-100 days


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct sow when danger of frost has passed

Planting Depth:

1" deep in fertile soil


Sow seeds 8" apart in rows 30-36" apart. Corn is wind-pollinated, so plant in short blocks rather than long rows so that ears fill out with kernels.

Seed Count

+/- 155 per ounce; 2540 per pound

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A.P. Whaley Seed Company is committed to your satisfaction. We pride ourselves in offering only the highest quality seeds: those free of GMOs, noxious weeds and other invasive species, and produced by growers that are supportive of sustainable agricultural practices.  Limitation of Liability:  The sole remedy for loss or damages shall be limited to the purchase price of the seed.  Shipping charges are not refundable. Under no circumstances will A. P. Whaley LLC be liable for consequential damages.  All claims must be submitted to A. P. Whaley LLC in writing no more than 30 days from the date of purchase.

Wholesale Customers

For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.

Organic Certification

All seed labeled as Certified Organic is certified for A.P. Whaley LLC by MOSA.


Dr. Alan Kapuler is the founder and president of Peace Seeds ( located in Corvallis, Oregon. He was also a co-founder and the first research director for Seeds of Change. Dr. Kapuler graduated at the top of his class from Yale at the age of 19 and went on to receive a PhD in molecular biology from the Rockefeller University in New York. For more than 40 years Dr. Kapuler has been working diligently to introduce hundreds of vegetable varieties into the public domain. A portion of all sales goes back to Peace Seeds to support their incredibly diverse and unique work.


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