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PlantFiles: Dent Corn
Zea mays 'Cherokee White Eagle'

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

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

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

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:
111 to 120 days

Kernel Color:
Medium Blue
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 Nov 4, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Southern Exposure, offers this description: "110 days. A beautiful white and blue corn with a red cob. Occasionally there will be an all-blue ear. Some people can see the image of a white eagle in the kernels! Plants grow 8 to 10 feet tall."



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