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Corn, Ornamental or Cornmeal
Zea mays 'Jerry Petersen Blue'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Jerry Petersen Blue
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

101 to 110 days

Kernel Color:

Dark Blue

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 29, 2011, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A reliable variety for blue cornmeal. 7-8 inch ears.