Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Whipple's White'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Whipple's White
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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

71 to 80 days

81 to 90 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

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:

Potosi, Missouri

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 19, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

80 days- 6 foot tall plants, 14 rows of white kernels on fat 7 to 9 ears. Dates to 1919.