Kate is a high yielding, 77 day bicolor with standout eating quality. Ears are 71/2” with 16-18 kernel rows of tender, glossy, refined kernels with excellent cover. Strong plants hold ears at 24” and offer high resistance to Rust (Rp1-G). Kate’s outstanding traits earned it a place in the Quality Elite series. Note: Kate has a tendency for oval tips in some stressful environments.
This has not been a concern for roadside growers.
Seeding depth: 1 - 1.25 inches
Germination days: 6 - 12 days
Maturation days: 77 days