Optimum® AcreMax®
Insect Protection

112 Days


  • Best positioned on medium to high productivity soils
  • Reduce plant populations in stressful conditions
  • Responds to an in-season nitrogen application


This strong central and east performer is designed for the highest productivity areas of your farm and delivers unmatched top-end yield potential. It has a strong plant health package and industry-leading ear flex potential.

Hybrid Positioning and Adaptability

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

General Characteristics

Exp # 1107
GDUs to Black Layer 2740
GDUs to Mid Silk/Silk RM 1400 / 113
Test Weight 7
No-Till Adapted 8
Emergence 7
Drought Tolerance 6

Plant Traits

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

Ear Traits

Ear Type Flex-Length
Kernel Rows 16-20
Cob Color Red
Ear Height Medium
Kernel Depth Deep
Kernel Size Medium
Dry Down 7
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.