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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Amaize'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Amaize

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One member has or wants this plant for trade.


6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Seed Type:

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 days

Kernel Color:

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
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Tplant On Aug 23, 2007, Tplant from Pembroke Pines, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

I grew this corn in an Earthbox as I grow most everything in them. The corn was very sweet and tender and disease free and very easy to grow as long as it was watered daily. Home grown always tastes best!

Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 31, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1989 Se hybrid from Crookham. An earlier (75 day) version of Bodacious. Available from Wetsel.


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

Hollywood, Florida

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