Where Can I Buy Maize Seeds In South Africa

What is a Maize Seed?

The maize grain is usually known as a fruit because it is in fact a ripened ovary that contains a ripened ovule, e.g., a single seed.

Where Can I Buy Maize Seeds In South Africa?

Pannar Seed

Address: 9th Street, Bredell, Kempton Park, 1619, South Africa

Phone: +27 11 748 3500

United Seeds CC

Address: Arc Zeekoegat, Kameeldrift, Pretoria, 0041, South Africa

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 7 am Thu

Phone: +27 83 287 3699

Capstone Seeds

Address: 52 Main Rd, Howick, 3290, South Africa

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 8 am Thu

Phone: +27 33 330 4474

What kind of maize is grown in South Africa?

There are many different types of maize that are grown in South Africa, but the most common are white and yellow maize.

White maize is mostly used for human consumption, while yellow maize is used mainly for animal feed. Some of the most popular varieties of white maize grown in South Africa include Pioneer 1184.

Which maize seed is best in South Africa?

CAP 90-01 is widely adapted for all Southern African conditions. It is tolerant to most maize diseases in Southern and Eastern Africa.

It has a high potential of yielding over 14mt/ha in certain areas of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. It is also adapted to other areas with reasonable rainfall expectations.

Where is maize mostly grown in South Africa?

CharacteristicProduction in thousand metric tons
North West2,443
Northern Cape687