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Bodacious RM (se) Sweet Corn

Strong Disease Resistance!

Get the same sweet, flavorful and exceptionally tender corn as before—but with even more disease resistance than the original Bodacious. This improved variety has 16 full rows on every 8-in. golden ear. Enjoy its superior sweet flavor fresh, or save some for canning and freezing. "RM" stands for resistance to Common Rust and Maize Dwarf Mosaic. Also resistant to Stewart's Wilt. Approx. 250 seeds per pkt. 75 DAYS. A packet of 250 sweet corn seeds sows a 50-ft. row. A 1/2-lb. packet of sweet corn seeds sows a 200-ft. row.

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  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 87 inches.
  • Shade Required Full Sun

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Zea mays 'Bodacious R/M'
  • Height: 87 inches.
  • Spacing: 10-12" plant spacing. 36" row spacing. Plant in blocks of at least 4 rows for adequate pollination.
  • Depth: 1 - 2 inches.
  • Spread: 1 - 1 1/2 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: To avoid cross pollination, separate blocks of individual varieties by at least 500 ft. or plant so they tassel at different times. Plants are in pollination mode for 2-3 weeks from time of tassel.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Yellow corn. 8" ear length. 1.8" ear diameter. 16 rows of kernels.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days
  • Form: Upright
  • Soil Requirements: Needs deep, well-drained, fertile soil, pH 6.0 to 6.8 and consistent moisture.
  • Seed Count: Packet has approximately 250 seeds, 1/2lb has approximately 960 seeds, 2 lbs has approximately 3,840 seeds.
  • Pruning: Not necessary to remove suckers (side sprouts growing from the base of the plant).
  • Size: Yellow corn. 8" ear length. 1.8" ear diameter. 16 rows of kernels.
  • Comments: Tender kernels. Superior sweet flavor. Improved disease resistance over the original Bodacious. RM stands for resistance to common rust and Maize Dwarf Mosiac virus. NOTE: Isolate (250-300 ft. or by 3+ weeks maturity time) from all sh2 and su corn.

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