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Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Howling Mob'

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

Regional

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

Troy, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.