Sweet Corn, Se 'Alto'

Zea mays var.rugosa

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 17, 2015, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An early bi-color from Syngenta with slim 7.5 inch ears.Had some problems with germination with early planting. Not as viable in cold soils as expected. Produces well after emergence. Ears are a nice size at about 7.5 inches.

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