Maize: Hawaiian Supersweet #9
Maize is an annual warm-climate crop in the grass family, thriving in open sunny environments with daytime temperatures of 20-24C. Maize is used fresh, frozen, canned, rolled and roasted for corn flakes, pressed for oil, or processed for ethanol as fuel. Maize is also an important feed source for poultry, swine and cattle. The whole plant is used as green fodder or as silage for cattle.
Zea mays var. saccharata
A yellow seeded sweet corn developed specifically for the tropics by the University of Hawaii. Noted for its unusual sweetness and crisp texture. Green silks. This variety matures in 68-75 days or longer if grown in the winter months.