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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn (SH2)
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Holiday'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Holiday

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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)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days

Kernel Color:
Yellow
White

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

Seed Collecting:
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:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Jun 20, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A hybrid Sh2 bi-color .Perfect 8 inch ears filled with crisp, sugary kernels that are extra juicy and tender. This variety has very good cold soil emergence and tolerance to common rust, Stewart's wilt and northern corn leaf blight. Sturdy 6 foot stalks.



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