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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Silver Princess'

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

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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:
71 to 80 days

Kernel Color:
White

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Feb 25, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Silver Princess is a new early Se from Syngenta (Rogers). Ears are about an inch shorter than Silver Queen but are ready almost three weeks earlier. I am planting it with Silver King ( a week to 10 days later) and Silver Queen for an extended harvest of highly marketable white sweet corn. As an aside, I spaced all the large sweet corns at least 12 inches and mostly at 18 inch intervals and that is with heavy fertilizer applications..



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