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PlantFiles: Popcorn
Zea mays 'Calico'

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

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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

Kernel Color:
Red
Yellow
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 Sep 1, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

(Popcorn and Ornamental) annual 90-100 days Beautiful, dual-purpose, heirloom corn. Brilliantly colored 5 - 8 in. ears - wide color variety: red, yellow, mahogany, brown, white, purple plus many stripes and patterns. Kernels are larger than most popcorns and pop up fluffy and white.



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