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PlantFiles: Sweet corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Xtra-Tender 275A'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Xtra-Tender 275A

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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:
71 to 80 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 Sep 7, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1999 SH2 hybrid bicolor from P. Mosely. This variety has been bred for exceptional flavor and tenderness and it is a resounding success! Fantastic for eating fresh or freezing. Attractive ears with dark green husks. 7-1/2 to 7 3/4" ears with 16-20 rows of small, refined kernels. 7' plants.



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