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PlantFiles: Sweet corn
Zea mays 'Butter & Sugar'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Butter & Sugar

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 days

Kernel Color:
Yellow
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 1954 Su bicolor that is a good alternative to Peaches & Cream. Not quite as sweet but a good producer of 7 -8 inch ears.

Regional...

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

Radford, Virginia



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