Sweet corn
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Truckers' Favorite Hybrid'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Truckers' Favorite Hybrid
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

Available from garden centers of Southern States Cooperative. An su hybrid version of the ancient Trucker's Favorite. SS description; "Handsome, prolific and featuring dark green foliage, this variety grows 9 1/2 feet tall with eight-inch ears, and is quite heat tolerant. Resists corn earworm and disease. White "