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PlantFiles: Sweet corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Xtra-Tender 374A'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Xtra-Tender 374A

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

A white SH2 hybrid developed by P. Mosely in 1999. Ears avg. 7-1/2 to 8" long with 16-18 straight rows of superb eating, tender, sweet kernels. Also excellent frozen. Husked ears are dark green and attractive. Easy to harvest. Good cool-soil germination. Sure to please even the most discriminating sweet corn connoisseur. 5-1/2 to 6' tall plants.



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