Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Yukon Chief'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Yukon Chief
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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

Kernel Color:

Yellow

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:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 7, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"A cold resistant, early maturing, all yellow variety that will germinate and grow in cold soils. The 3 to 4 foot stalks produce 6 to 7 inch slightly tapered ears that are moderately filled with 12 rows of kernels. Developed at the University of Alaska Research Station. Earliest variety in Alaska. Very early".