Sweet Corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Seneca Chief'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Seneca Chief
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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:

Hybrid

Days to Maturity:

81 to 90 days

Kernel Color:

Yellow

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Clyde, North Carolina

Liberty Hill, South Carolina

Radford, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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

One of the best standard yellow sweet corns of the 60's and 70's. It has been some what left behind by sugary enhanced and supersweet hybrids, but is still a very good sweet corn.