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

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

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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)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days

Kernel Color:
Yellow

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:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 17, 2007, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Semena: "A mid-season sweet corn hybrid. Harvest-able in 83 days from sowing. The Super-sweet (sh2) type. The plant grows to a height of 185 cm. Produces uniform, cylindrical ears measuring 19-20 cm in length, with 18-20 straight rows of kernels. Excellent germination capacity and emergence rate. Resistant to lodging, corn rust, Stewart's disease (IR), Northern corn leaf blight, Southern corn leaf blight (IR) and anthracnose (IR). "



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