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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Silver King'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Silver King

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3 vendors have this plant for sale.

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:
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

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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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

A 1973 white sweet corn from Charter. Think Silver Queen but a week to 10 days earlier. An excellent white corn that grows well in the south. Su

Regional...

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

Irvington, Alabama
Augusta, Georgia
Jonesville, South Carolina
Williamsburg, Virginia



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