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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn (Synergistic)
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Frisky'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Frisky

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 days

Kernel Color:
Yellow
White

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Jul 27, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Crookham describes as follows: "FRISKY is an early hybrid with truly great flavor.This variety is synergistic version of Fleet. Excellent early vigor, good husk protection and good tip fill are all merits of this early variety. A great variety for home garden and roadside stands that want the exceptional quality of an early variety."



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