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Sweet Corn (Sh2)
Zea mays var. rugosa 'How Sweet It Is'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: How Sweet It Is
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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

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 1, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Tried it didn't like it. Like all Sh2's it must be isolated which is a bother if one wishes to grow several cultivars. It is very sweet, but the texture leaves a lot to be desired in my palate.