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

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

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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:
61 to 70 days
71 to 80 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

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No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 20, 2010, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Pay Dirt is a synergistic version of Trinity. There is a ton of sweetness and flavor in this bicolored hybrid. The ears are cylindrical with refined kernals, good husk protection, excellent vigor, and single stalked. Home garden, roadside stand, fresh markets, and short haul shipping. 8.5 ear length, 1.7 ear diameter, 16 ear height, 14-16 number rows, 68 plant height. 70 days." Does not perform well under my conditions.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia



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