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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Seneca Chief'

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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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Clyde, North Carolina
Liberty Hill, South Carolina
Radford, Virginia



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