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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Howling Mob'

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

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:
61 to 70 days

Kernel Color:
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 Dec 1, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An older but similar version of the Shoepeg Country Gentleman) type of white sweet corn. Doesn,t quite match up to Country Gentleman but is a reasonable alternative for someone who wishes to grow this type of corn and wants something different. Like Country Gentleman it makes good cream style corn.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Troy, Virginia



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