116 Days


  • Best positioned on medium to high productivity soils
  • Performs best at moderate to low plant populations
  • Responds to an in-season nitrogen application


This tall, robust hybrid combines impressive ear size and awesome kernel depth to drive industry-leading top-end yield. It has excellent ear flex to handle lower plant populations and leads the way on HP soils.

Hybrid Positioning and Adaptability

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

General Characteristics

Exp # 2842
GDUs to Black Layer 2820
GDUs to Mid Silk/Silk RM 1470 / 118
Test Weight 7
No-Till Adapted 8
Emergence 8
Drought Tolerance 6

Plant Traits

Fungicide Response High
Nitrogen Response Medium
Plant Height Tall
Leaf Color Med. Green
Stalk Strength 7
Root Strength 6
Corn after Corn 6
Gray Leaf Spot 8
Northern Corn Leaf Blight 5
Goss's Wilt 8
Stay Green 6

Ear Traits

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

Rating: 9 = Best

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