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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Cotton Candy'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Cotton Candy
Additional cultivar information: (aka White Kandy Korn)

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Category:
Vegetables

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

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days

Kernel Color:
White

Soil pH requirements:
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:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Feb 27, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1987 introduction from Musser. Has about the same growth habits as Silver Queen but a slighly heavier ear. It is one of the Everlasting Heritage series and is an excellent white corn. It is the white version of Kandy corn. It is not quite as adaptable as Silver Queen and seed is much more difficult to find but it is just as good maybe better eating.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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