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PlantFiles: Corn, Ornamental
Zea mays 'Wachichu Flint'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Wachichu Flint

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days
101 to 110 days

Kernel Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Magenta
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)
Coral/Apricot
Orange
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Yellow
Turquoise
Light Blue
Medium Blue
Dark Blue
Violet/Lavender

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

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 15, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Slender 9-11 in. ears exhibit a spectacular range of colors and patterns. Kernels have a hard, translucent seed coat. Vigorous, bushy plants with lots of side tillers make an effective wind break and an excellent forage for animals. Tolerant of cold soils.



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