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PlantFiles: Field Corn
Zea mays 'Cherokee Pride'

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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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill 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.



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