This variety was developed by A. O .Lee of Hickory, Virginia, an offspring of Hickory Cane which is thought to be a descendent of Olotillo from southern Mexico. Kernels are white, quite large and flinty with a narrow dent . Ears are 7" to 8" long with 8 to 10 rows of kernels. Stalks are 8' to 10' tall. Adaptable to a wide variety of soils. Popular variety for grits, meal and hominy.