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PlantFiles: Sweet Corn (Sh2)
Zea mays var. rugosa 'Xtra-Tender 277A'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays var. rugosa
Cultivar: Xtra-Tender 277A

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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:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive reload1 On Jun 8, 2008, reload1 from Mapleton, ND wrote:

Outstanding flavor and sweetness.Haven't found anything close to this one.

Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 29, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 81 day super sweet bi-color.

Regional...

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

Mapleton, North Dakota



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