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Sweet Corn, Se
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Bling'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 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 Jan 10, 2013, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"A golden gem you’ll want to flaunt; one of the few sugary enhanced (se) sweet corn hybrids selected for organic growing conditions. Its flashiness extends to flavor: Bling will entice you with its sweetness and luxurious mouth-feel. Long, slender ears are 7-8” in length and approximately 1.5” wide at the center. Sturdy plants grow 5.5-6’ tall with few tillers. Bling was developed by Dr. William Tracy at the University of Wisconsin in collaboration with High Mowing’s breeding program"