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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Bantam Evergreen'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Bantam Evergreen
Additional cultivar information: (aka Aristogold)

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days

Kernel Color:
Yellow

Soil pH requirements:
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Feb 26, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bantam Evergreen was one of the first hybrid sweet corns I ever grew. A cross between Golden Bantam and Stowell's Evergreen, it had the size and yield of the Evergreen with the flavor of Bantam. Todays Golden Queen is most like it in growth and taste.

Regional...

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

Radford, Virginia
Troy, Virginia



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