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PlantFiles: Corn, Flint
Zea mays 'Piamonte'

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

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

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

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

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:
more than 120 days

Kernel Color:
Orange

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 19, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

133 days 7 foot stalks, 10-14 rows of deep orange kernels on 7 ears. Argentinian variety with tight husks for good ear worm tolerance.



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