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Corn: Zea mays, 'Hookers'

Botanical name: Zea mays, 'Hookers'

Common name: corn

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Corn: Zea mays, 'Hookers'
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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, 'Hookers'"

Zea mays 'Hookers' grown by Ira Hooker of Olympia, WA, for over 50 years. 'Hookers' corn produces flavorful, white 5-6" ears that mature to a dark purple. It prefers a mild summer but can produce in a small space on a 4-5' stalk. Planting depth: 1-2 inches. Days to germination: 4-12 days. 60-70 days to maturity.

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