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PlantFiles: Dent Corn
Zea mays 'Arkansas Red and White'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Arkansas Red and White

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:
101 to 110 days

Kernel Color:
Red
White

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 3, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Red or white ears that are 8" long. It has large 10'-12' stalks, yields well, and makes fine corn meal or grits. This rare heirloom was grown by the Byers family in Arkansas.

Regional...

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

Fitzgerald, Georgia



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