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

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

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Category:
Vegetables

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

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Days to Maturity:
61 to 70 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:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

A 1993 early hybrid Se bicolor from Crookham. Surpisingly the only retail vendor I could find was the French based B & T World Seeds.



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