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Corn: Zea mays, 'Black Aztec'

Botanical name: Zea mays, 'Black Aztec'

Common name: corn

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Corn: Zea mays, 'Black Aztec'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Corn: Zea mays, 'Black Aztec'"

Zea mays 'Black Aztec' was introduced in the 1860s by seedsman John Gregory. Remarkable 'Black Aztec' is a classic, vigorous sweet and flour corn that produces 8" ears with white kernels during the milk (eating) stage, then a deep blue black when dry. Grows 4-5 feet. Planting depth: .5 inch. Days to germination: 4-12 days. 70-95 days to maturity.

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