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Heirloom White Sweet Corn - Individual Seed Pack

SKU 00054
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Growing White Sweet Corn Garden Seeds

Latin Name: zea mays

Days to Maturity: 80-90 days

Hardiness Zone: 3-11

Planting Depth: 1-2"

Plant Spacing: 6"

Row Spacing: 30"

Growth Habit: Upright

Soil Preference: Moist and well drained, temp of 55 to 65 F, pH 6 to 7

Temp Preference: Warmer

Light Preference: Full Sun

Diseases/pests: Susceptible to corn wireworms, cutworms, and fungal diseases

Flavor: Rich and Sweet

Seeds Per Package: Approximately 22-25

Begin by sowing directly outdoors, 1 1/2 inches deep with six inches between seeds and thirty inches between rows. When choosing a site in your garden, keep the sun in mind; these tall stalks have potential to block the sunlight from other plants. While growing, the crops will need one to one and a half inches of water. When the kernels are firm, the ear is ripe. To harvest, firmly pull the ear downwards while twisting. The unhusked ears can be kept in the fridge for up to one week.

White Sweet corn seeds grow to be between six and seven foot tall stalks, which provide large ears of white corn with a sweet flavor, growing up to eight inches. is mature after eighty days. Tender kernels consistently fill each ear all the way to the tip. Ears average 8 inches long with 16 to 18 rows.

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