New Jersey man accidentally grows world record cornstalk

New Jersey man accidentally grows world record cornstalk

September 12, 2019 6 By Kailee Schamberger


SUPPORTS. >>>A NEW JERSEY MAN IS IN THE RECORD BOOKS TONIGHT THANKS TO SOMETHING COMPLETELY UNEXPECTED A STALK OF CORN HE DID NOT EVEN PLANT KEPT GROWING IN HIS YARD. AND BY THE TIME IT WAS DONE IT SHATTERED A WORLD RECORD. BECCA HENDERSON HAS THE STORY FROM WEST DEPFORD. >>THIS IS WHERE I KEEP THE CORN. >>PLAIN AND SIMPLE 80-YEAR-OLD MATT LOVES FEEDING ANIMALS.>>THERE IS CORN THERE NOW AND I COME OUT LIKE THIS, AND SPREADS THESE SEEDS EVERY DAY AND WATCHES FROM HIS PORCH AS CRITTERS FEAST IN HIS BACKYARD. >>WE THROW IT OUT HERE. >>HE IS USED TO PULLING WEEDS AND HOW ONE KEPT GROWING IS A MYSTERY. >>I’M NOT A FARMER THE FREAK ACCIDENT HERE GIVING IT A LOT OF ATTENTION. >>MATT DID NOT PLANT THE CORN HIMS HIMSELFFUL. HE THINK A SQUIRREL PICKED UP A SEED AND PLANTED IT THERE. WE JOKED AROUND AND SAID LET IT GROW. >>AND THAT CORN STARTED TO GROW AND GROW AND GROW.>>WE STARTED TO COUNTS THEM AND I THINK WE GOT TO 20. AND I SAID THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE. WE MAY HAVE THE RECORD.>>29 CORNS OF CORN ON THE STALK IS THE EXACT NUMBER NOW THE GUINNESS WORLD RECORD. >>A NORMAL CORN STALK HAS ONE EAR. >>JUST ONE EAR. THIS IS INCREDIBLE. LIKE NOTHING WE HAVE SEEN BEFORE. AND SOMETHING THAT MAY NEVER BE SEEN AGAIN. BECAUSE THE POLLEN — ON EVERY CORN STALK. THE SEED IS NOT VIABLE AND WON’T REGROW. >>IN THE RECORD BOOKS THIS ONE OF A KIND MUTANT PLANT GREW WHERE ELSE BUT A RANDOM BACKYARD IN THE GARDEN STATE. >>I WANT THE STATE TO HAVE THE RECORD. IT’S IMPORTANT THAT THE STA