You Won’t Believe This Colourful Glass Gem Corn Is Freaking Real Corn

You Won’t Believe This Colourful Glass Gem Corn Is Freaking Real Corn

This is corn. No, it’s not photoshopped. Yes, it’s real. It’s a corn variety called Glass Gem Corn and though it may look like jelly beans or beads, it’s real, actual, edible corn. What in the world?

Seeds Trust, a family seed company, got the seeds for glass gem corn from Greg Schoen who got his seeds from his “corn-teacher”, Carl Barnes, an 80-year old part-Cherokee man, in Oklahoma. When they planted the seeds, out came the colourful wizardry that looks more like something that Willy Wonka would invent than our boring yellow corn. I want to eat you glass gem corn. [Seeds Trust via BoingBoing]

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