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Sweet Corn (SH2)
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Mirai 160Y'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Mirai 160Y
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Days to Maturity:

71 to 80 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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 3, 2011, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Clean and sturdy 6' plants hold their ears at 28". Mirai 160 Y has a superb eating quality and full Mirai sweetness and flavor. The slightly tapered 8" ears fill well to the tip with 16 rows of yellow kernels. "