Corn blood of the bull. His colour is red, his grain is large and its shape is jagged-plane. The ears are semi-cylindrical, they have 12 rows (rectilinear) approximately, and with 18 to 20 cm long. Your cycle is late, the cobs are developed to half-height, florea, on average, 75 days. It is grown at altitudes from 100 to 600 meters above sea level in some communities Coyúca of Benitez. This red material, have intervention of the races Tuxpeño and Olotillo. It is easy to reel off, as the materials purple or black. It is used to make tortillas and gruels. The red bumps are due to the ability to accelerate the metabolism and is used for lowering blood sugar and cholesterol. But it is a corn that is in danger of being lost, for this reason, since more than seven years ago, farmers and families of the community of las Lomitas, in the municipality of Coyúca of Benitez performed practices for recovery, improvement and conservation of this variety.
Developed by Marcos Cortez Bacilio