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PlantFiles: Sweet corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Avalon'

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

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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:
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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Sep 6, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 82 day synergystic (combination of 75% SE and 25% sh2 kernels) white hybrid from Rogers. Ears are 8 inches with 16 rows. Did not perform as well for me as Silver King. Either in production or taste.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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