Field Corn
Zea mays 'Cherokee Pride'

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

Hybrid

Days to Maturity:

111 to 120 days

Kernel Color:

Red

Yellow

Medium Blue

Cream/Tan

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Very good color combinations unique to traditional ornamentals. Shows good color on a light background. Overall yield and stand ability are improved over standard ornamentals. A hybrid sporting 11 inch ears.