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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Micro F1'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Micro F1

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Kernel Color:
Cream/Tan

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral philomel On Jan 30, 2006, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenées
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

This F1 hybrid sweet corn has been bred to be harvested while small (6-8cm) for freezing, conserving or using fresh in stir fries etc.

Available from Graines de Baumaux



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