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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'WSS 0987'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: WSS 0987

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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

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

A white Sh2 hybrid from Syngenta (Rogers). As part of their attribute brand this cultivar is genetically modified to include Bt. Ears are 7 inches with 14 - 16 rows.



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