Sweet Corn (Sh2)
Zea mays 'Illini X-tra Sweet'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Illini X-tra Sweet
Additional cultivar information:(aka Illini Xtra-Sweet)
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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:

81 to 90 days

Kernel Color:

Yellow

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

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:

Charleston, Illinois

Cleveland, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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

This is the first SH2 that I tried. Taste like someone sprinkled cane sugar on the ear, but texture left a lot to be desired. This one was also very attractive to black bugs in the ear.