Sweet Corn
Zea mays 'Silver Bullet'

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

71 to 80 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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 3, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I am trying this cultivar for the first time this year. A white corn with good tip cover.
6-21-04 It is quite early and a small corn. Good quality for a 65 day corn. Tolerates georgia conditions reasonably well. Not my favorite but adequate.