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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn (Synergistic)
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Mattapoisett'

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

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
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:
71 to 80 days
81 to 90 days

Kernel Color:
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:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 19, 2007, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Synergistic 80 days – Large 8 in/20 cm ear fills to the tip with 16-18 rows of pure white kernels. Sturdy 6˝ ft/2.2 m plant with 18 in/45 cm ear height. Medium tolerances to Stewarts’ Wilt, rust, NCLB and SCLB."



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