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Zea mays 'Red Husk Spectrum'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Husk Spectrum
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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 seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 28, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A miniature Indian corn variety that exhibits a high percentage of red stalks and husks. A third or more of the yield typically exhibits this coloration and the ears have many colorful kernels. Also features a strong stalk 8 to 9 feet tall and stands well late in the season.