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On Feb 26, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:
Merit is one of the older yellow hybrids from Asgrow. It does extremely well in the south east. Many folks favor it because it very easy to clean. One local supplier sells it as "silkless" corn. It has a larger ear than Golden Cross Bantam to which it is ofetn compared. It is not exceptionally sweet and in fact is reminiscent of the open pollinated yellows.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas Augusta, Georgia Brandon, Mississippi Laurel, Mississippi Cornelius, North Carolina Jonesville, South Carolina