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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'True Gold'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: True Gold
Additional cultivar information: (aka Truegold)

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.


6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 days

Kernel Color:

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


1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive grovespirit On Mar 28, 2010, grovespirit from Sunset Valley, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Nice, sturdy plants managed to withstand 2 hailstorms plus cool, wet growing season in Montana and still yielded heavily! This is an open pollinated (non-hybrid) variety. Takes from 77 to 87 days to mature, depending on USDA zone and weather.

Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 24, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 76 day yellow with 8-9 inch ears.


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

Billings, Montana

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