Optimum® AcreMax®
Insect Protection

108 Days


  • Flexible placement across soil types
  • Responds to higher plant populations
  • Responds to an in-season nitrogen application


This product combines flexible placement, solid agronomics, and an incredibly girthy ear that drives top-end yield. It flies out of the ground and has excellent standability and an awesome late-season look.

Hybrid Positioning and Adaptability

Irrigated X
High X
Medium X
Low X
Poorly Drained X
Soil Productivity:
Not Rec.

General Characteristics

Exp # 2835
GDUs to Black Layer 2600
GDUs to Mid Silk/Silk RM 1350 / 109
Test Weight 7
No-Till Adapted 9
Emergence 9
Drought Tolerance 8

Plant Traits

Fungicide Response Medium
Nitrogen Response Medium
Plant Height Tall
Leaf Color Med. Green
Stalk Strength 8
Root Strength 7
Corn after Corn 7
Gray Leaf Spot 8
Northern Corn Leaf Blight 6
Goss's Wilt 8
Stay Green 7

Ear Traits

Ear Type Flex-Girth
Kernel Rows 16-20
Cob Color Red
Ear Height Med. High
Kernel Depth Deep
Kernel Size Medium
Dry Down 8
Husk Cover Complete-Tight

Rating: 9 = Best

Optimum® and AcreMax® insect protection system available through the XL® brand. Optimum® and AcreMax® are trademarks of Pioneer Hi-Bred. *XL® is a registered trademark of Pioneer Hi-Bred. XL® brand seed is distributed by Beck's Superior Hybrids.