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PlantFiles: Popcorn
Zea mays 'Neon Pink'

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

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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:
Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:
101 to 110 days

Kernel Color:
Pink
Scarlet (Dark Red)

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

Profile:

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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

From the Pretty Pop series at Eckler Farms, which offers this description: "bright pink kernels with contrasting dark kernels. Ears are about 3 to 4 1/2 inches long. the 4 to 5 foot stalks average 2 to 3 ears each. This variety is a real eye catcher!"



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