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PlantFiles: Sweet corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Golden Jubilee'

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

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6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Seed Type:

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 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


1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive TuttiFrutti On Sep 21, 2004, TuttiFrutti from Spokane Valley, WA (Zone 5b) wrote:

We successfully grew this in our first time veggie garden and the plants were over 8' tall. The germination rate for the planted seeds was quite high. While our yield was only one ear/stalk, we also had an uncommonly cool and rainy spring and summer. Nice flavor.

Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 7, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A yellow su hybrid. Ears are 10 -12 inches. Large stalk.


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

Spokane, Washington

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