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Where Can I Buy Hybrid Corn


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Where can I buy hybrid corn?


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 12, 2012

Most corn you see for sale in your local big box store will by hybrid. Most seeds sold commercially (corn or otherwise) are hybrid seeds, as hybrids are bred to be more disease resistant and do not reproduce true (which means the seed seller has a guaranteed repeat customer).

In today's world, if the seed you buy is not marked "heirloom" it is a hybrid seed. Here is more information on hybrid seeds: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/seeds/non-hybrid-seeds-vs-hybrid-seeds.htm

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