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Sweet corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Xtra-Tender Brand 273A'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Xtra-Tender Brand 273A
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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:

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

X-tra Tender 273A is very similar to 272A, maturing just a day or so later.