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Dent Corn
Zea mays 'Northwestern Dent'

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

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

101 to 110 days

Kernel Color:

Red

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Nov 19, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

90 days- 5 to 6 foot plants, 8 to 10 inch ears of red with a white cap kernels. Only a semi-dent. As with all capped corns some color variation can occur.