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Gotta Have It® Hybrid Sweet Corn

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A Sweet Corn WITHOUT EQUAL!

One taste and friends and family will be asking—"Where'd you get it, I've Gotta Have It!" We're proud to introduce a new generation of sweet corn—think of it as the richest, most flavorful corn you've ever tasted, plus a whole lot of sugar. Its tender, oh-so-sweet kernels give it an amazingly long shelf life—3+ weeks in its husk in the refrigerator! The superb flavor holds up for a wide range of maturity; it's very slow to become starchy so you have a longer window of harvest. Unbeatable for freezing—tastes like freshly picked sweet corn in the dead of winter. Shorter-than-average plants are as strong as field corn and hold their own against the elements and disease to yield large, attractive bicolor ears that are filled to the tips with succulent, sweeter-than-sugar kernels. Isolate (250-300 ft. or 3+ weeks maturity time) from all se and su varieties. Can be planted with other sh2 varieties. For best germination be sure that soil is warm before planting. 78 DAYS. A 1/2-lb. packet of sweet corn seeds sows a 200-ft. row.

"All Gurney's corn seed is now treated."

Sweet Corn Types.

Zones: 3 - 9 annual
Height: 7 1/2 ft
Shade Requirement: Full sun

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Gotta Have It® Hybrid Sweet Corn Product Details

Height: 7 1/2 ft

Spacing: 10-12 inches between plants; 30-36 inches between rows

Depth: 1-2 inches

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Color: yellow corn

Days To Maturity: 78 days

Seed Count: approximately 200 seeds per packet and the seed is treated

Pruning: Remove any small plants growing at the base of the stalk (suckers)

Size: 8" ears

Comments: Augmented shrunken sweet corns are a new generation of the supersweet corn types. Kernels are extra juicy and tender with sweetness found in shrunken genotype. As with shrunken, augmented hybrids must be isolated from other non-shrunken types. Isolate (250-300 ft. or by 3+ weeks maturity time) from all se and su varieties. Plant height is 78". 16 kernels per row.


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2014-07-30
Very good & sweet
Reviewed By: Darrleen (Jefferson, OH)
Second year and excellent, even better this year than last . I put this in early & covered with red plastic to warm the ground as it got cold out. Almost two weeks later the cover came off, it rained and up came the corn, we just had more tonight everyone loves this one!


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2014-06-23
Sweet, sweet, corn
Reviewed By: Michael (Madisonville, LA)
This corn was so easy to grow! Put the seed in the ground and let it go. I got near 100% germination. The corn was very sweet. My wife is a corn lover and she said it's "absolutely delicious".


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2013-11-29
GTHI There is none better
Reviewed By: Al Keller (Petoskey, MI)
I have grown GTHI three years running, two hundred foot rows, that provides enough for my family without sharing with any worms. Three years and NOT one ear with any worm damage. Spray once with organic spray when silks appear, sit back and wait for the third week in August.


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2013-10-21
Wonderful Corn
Reviewed By: Haddas (Stewartown, PA)
I planted both Gotta Have It and Honey & Pearl. the germination on both varieties was close to 98%. However, I had better results with the GTHI than with the H&P. H&P had too many slit tops and worms. So we use those off the cob. Flavor is delicious. GTHI is the best corn we've ever had. Both varieties seem to do well in the freezer. Next year I'll be planting GTHI.


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2013-09-15
"got to keep it"
Reviewed By: Cathy (Fayetteville, WV)
First time raising "got to have it" and I and my friends and family were blown away with it! Now I have "go to keep it" growing on for years! YOU WILL NOT BE SORRY YOU TRIED IT!


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2013-09-01
Got To Have It VS Honey 'n Pearl
Reviewed By: Mike Wheeler (West Springfield, PA)
I planted both Honey 'n Pearl and Gotta Have It this year. The H&P came up a bit more spotty than the GTHI. Both varieties produced very sturdy stalks with two ears per stalk. H&P produced ears that were slightly larger in diameter but they seemed to be more prone to splitting open at the top and getting worms. I'd estimate that approximately 10% of the ears had split open and had a worm or a black spot at the top. The GTHI grew more quickly and consistently. Just about every seed that was planted grew. There were no ears that had any worms or black spots..Not even ONE! The flavor of both varieties was INCREDIBLE and was almost identical between the two. I'd say that the GTHI was a little bit more sweet and the H&P had a bit more of a characteristic "corny" flavor. Both were wonderful. My family and friends could not believe how good they were! Something interesting that I noticed was that for some reason, the silk on the GTHI was MUCH easier to remove. I really liked both varieties and wold recommend either of them, but due to the couple of things noted above, I'll be buying GTHI next year!


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2013-08-21
Good Gracious !!!
Reviewed By: Glen Kingrey (Westmoreland, TN)
This is our first year growing the Gotta Have It, and I have to say it really is the best. When you take the first bite you will say Good Gracious too


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2013-08-17
Gotta Have It Sweet Corn
Reviewed By: Ann Matthews (Netawaka, KS)
This is the first year we planted this corn and it is the best tasting sweet corn we have ever grown. The ears were 8 inch and full.


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2013-08-15
THE OLD MAN
Reviewed By: DLC (LANDISBURG, PA)
GOTTA HAVE IT IS WITH OUT A DOUBT THE SWEETEST CORN I'VE EVER EATEN. CRISP, FULL OF FLAVOR AND EASY TO GROW. MY FAVORITE HAD BEEN SWEETIE 82 FOR THE PAST 20+ YEARS BUT NO LONGER ! I'LL GROW THIS STUFF AS LONG AS IT'S AVAILABLE AND NOTHING ELSE.


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2013-01-28
sweetist ever
Reviewed By: v.lombard (weippe, id.)
we live at 3000 ft. el. where its said you cant grow corn . gotta have it all came up and matured great corn.


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2013-01-12
I love this corn
Reviewed By: Eric (Leo, Indiana)
This will be my fourth year growing this corn. It is by far the best corn I have ever had and will continue to grow it as long as it is available. I have planted seeds that were 2 years old and still never had a problem with germination. I cant wait to get the garden going again this year.


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2012-01-16
The Best
Reviewed By: Paula (SW, North Dakota)
We've planted Gotta Have It for the last 3 years and will keep planting it for as long as you keep selling it. We have never had an issue with germination. The flavor is the best I have ever tasted for sweet corn. The ears are big and fill out quite well. I make creamed corn and freeze it. It tastes phenomenal coming out of the freezer. Our only problem with this corn is planting enough of it, because everyone wants some.


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2011-11-26
Impressed the neighborhood
Reviewed By: Jesse (Oshkosh, WI)
Grew it this year to try it and was well impressed. The germination was a little lower than expected but I had a cook out with some friends from work and I grilled about 4 dozen ears and everyone was so impressed. 1 packet wasn't enough seeds because everyone at work wanted to buy some, plus enough for me to eat and freeze.


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2011-10-17
Best Corn Ever!!
Reviewed By: Cyndy (Rye, CO)
"I am so pleased with this ""Gotta Have It"" corn, the ears were full and uniform in size and so sweet and juicy. I had a excellent germination rate and did not soak the seeds first. I was leary of planting corn here in Rye Colorado due to our elevation and short growing season, I'm just under 7000 feet. Next year were already planning to plant a larger plot of corn so we can put more in the freezer for the winter. You would be foolish to buy any other corn seed, this is the best and did exactly as advertised."


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2011-09-12
Great Corn
Reviewed By: Tracey (Medina, OH)
This truely the best corn ever!!!! This was our 3rd for it, so we planted a lot of extra to sell. I actually had to put a stop to the sales so I could get enough in our freezer for the winter.


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2011-07-14
Corn Review
Reviewed By: Tom Tenpenny (Murfreesboro, TN)
This was my 1st year to raise this corn variety. This corn did exactly as advertised. I had several folks tell me that this was the best corn they have ever eaten. When I cooked this corn, it required no additional spices to make it taste better.


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2011-06-30
"Still ""Gotta Have It"""
Reviewed By: Kevin (Columbia City, Indiana)
This is the 3rd year I've planted Gotta Have It exclusively for my sweet corn crop and I'll keep planting it as long as it's available. Our friends and family all love this sweet corn. This year because of the wet/cold spring we had in our area I ended planting very late (2nd week of June). Just as last year, I soaked the seeds between damp paper towels for a day before planting and got excellent germination (germination was been a bit of a problem in 2009). Can't wait for mid-late August and the best tasting sweet corn out there!


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2011-04-17
Great Corn
Reviewed By: John McGuire (Ridgeley, Wv.)
Best tasteing corn I have ever eaten. Gave some to a friend that dosen't like corn and he wanted more. I planted it for 3 years and have never had a germination problem. I highly recommend this corn.


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2011-01-26
Got to have it
Reviewed By: Dave (Guilford, Conn.)
2010 was the first year I planted this variety with great results.This corn germinated very well without soaking.It held well in the field after maturity.I vacuum sealed 30 gallon bags and it is the best tasting corn I have ever froze.I have been growing corn for 35 years and have been planted many different varieties. Up to now Silver Queen had been my favorite but does not hold as well in the field as does Got To Have It. Everybody that tried it wanted more!


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2011-01-15
Great Flavor And Tricky Germination
Reviewed By: t22 (RI, Rhode Island)
This is an awsome corn seed to plant. The flavor is amazing and the ears are very uniform. Germination is tricky, but if you care for the seedlings, they will have at least a 95% germination rate. Putting the seeds in the freezer for 24 hours also helps to jumpstart germination as it does with any seed. I would strongly recommend this product to anyone who has the time, materials, and patients to grow these seeds. A must is to keep the seeds moist and have warm soil temperature.


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2010-12-06
Gotta Learn It
Reviewed By: Scott (Glenmora, La)
After my 3rd year growing Gotta Have It, I wanted to give another yearly review. Last year I grew a Nitrogen fixing Clover cover crop overwinter so my Gotta Have It would be 100% organically grown. I had good results and used no chemical fertilizer's or pestisides. The Corn was excellent as always in taste. Harvest was good with 1- 4' x 60 ' row.Completely Filled a 120 quart icechest with ears. This is under extreme drought conditions or it would have probably been double the harvest.Once the corn was up, I put tree leaves in the row to hold moisture in and combat the drought. Grass clipping's work well also and is another source of Organic nitrogen. If your going to grow this variety, you must have warm soil. Pre germinate with paper towels or soak over night. I prefer the papertowel method, it guarantee's germination. Order plenty of seed, the harvest will offset the cost as you will get plenty of corn to enjoy all winter. This corn freezes so well, it always seems freshly picked.It is worth the trouble, for I want to enjoy what I eat, and you can't beat this corn for taste. You have to adjust your planting methods for this variety, but once you get it down, it's easy to grow for the most part. My biggest issue is weather related having been in a drought the last couple years so you have to plan for those issues as well.


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2010-09-28
Not the Best I've Grown
Reviewed By: Peg (Broadview, Montana)
"I've grown corn for some time so, I do know how to grow corn. Good germination. Not enough yield and underdeveloped ears. I've gotten great reviews on the taste/texture of the kernels of the ""normal"" ears of corn. I will go back to a more stable variety like Honey & Pearl."


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2010-09-21
germination
Reviewed By: Jim Cook (Rewey, wi)
I don't understand the germination problem.I planted about 1/3 an acre with an IH air planter.Germination must have well into the 90%. Had to thin. Be sure soil is warm enough and plant at the proper deapth. Greatest taste in sweet corn!


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2010-09-01
germination
Reviewed By: ad82208 (kenmare, north dakota)
100% germination in NW North Dakota.


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2010-09-01
You Gota Have It
Reviewed By: Ben (Lemmon, South Dakota)
This corn is the best tasting corn I have ever tried. I thought bodacious was premier but this is better. We do not live in really prime corn country but this year we had plenty of rain so the corn did good. I planted a large patch of this hybrid and had great germination except in the rocky spot which wouldn't grow much of anything. The ears were nice sized and most plants made two ears which takes alot of moisture and fertilizer but I just tilled up some sod and planted the corn and let the rain do most of the rest. My corn is getting plenty of talk and I am promoting this variety everywhere I go.


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2010-08-13
How to plant for good germination
Reviewed By: Norman Aulabaugh (Orfordville, Wisconsin)
This is absolutely the best tasting Sweet Corn I have ever eaten. Poor germination, a complaint on many other reviews, can be improved by realizing: the soil has to be WARM and MOIST before planting. I stick a thermometer in the ground and wont plant unless 1.) There is already good soil moisture. 2.) It is going to be hot, sunny and humid for the next few days. 3.) The thermometer registers at least 85 degrees and Im obtaining this temperature before noon. If the soil starts to dry, keep the rows damp with a soaker hose or by sprinkling. In 78 days, enjoy the greatest corn ever developed!


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2010-08-12
POOR GERMINATION
Reviewed By: Ed Mitchell (Milan, Ohio)
This is the best tasting sweetcorn ever. But it is also the poorest germinationing corn I have ever seen.I work for a seed company and if we tryed to sell corn with this bad of a germination we would be out of business.


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2010-07-30
Zero Stars
Reviewed By: Derek (Connecticut, Connecticut)
I planted about 30 of these seeds at the right time, with the right amount of water, and fertile soil. One seed germinated, thats about a 3% chance for germination. Don't buy these seeds, buy some plants from a local nursery. Its easier that way.


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2010-07-13
Bad Germination Rate!
Reviewed By: Rodney Tinsman (Lagro, Indiana)
This seed had a terrible germination rate. I planted quite a bit of corn (I think it was a pound) and only 20% if that came up. I haven't had a chance to taste it yet because it isn't ready but most of it I had to replant. That is a lot of money to spend for corn that does not grow.


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2010-07-08
Best Ever
Reviewed By: Phil Davis (New Market, Tennessee)
"This is the first year that we planted ""gotta have it hybrid"" corn. I was totally amazed with the final result! This is the sewwtest corn you'll ever eat. It is now our new favorite!!! We freeze alot of corn for the winter months but, this year we may be short due to everyone eating it before we can have our annual corn freezing day!"


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2010-07-06
Not for FL
Reviewed By: Donna (Spring Hill, FL)
I tried this corn and though I got great germination, it had some very strange results. There were multiple ears on the same shanks. Ears grew on the tassels and the ripening was spotty at best. I got almost no useful food from this crop. Though gardening is a challenge in Florida due to many weather and insect issues, I still wonder if there was a genetic issue with these seeds. Gurney was kind enough to give me a full refund with no questions asked. Thank you.


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2010-06-09
Great germination and Best taste
Reviewed By: Willie Shows (Soso, Mississippi)
This is the best corn that I have every planted. The germination was great and the best tasting corn I have every ate. I will be planting this from now on.


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2010-06-08
Pre-Soak The Seeds
Reviewed By: Kevin (Columbia City, Indiana)
I planted Gotta Have It in 2009 and swore I would not plant again after getting about 50% germination rate. Then we tasted it - best tasting sweet corn I've had. This year I planted a bit later (Memorial Day weekend), planted close, and pre-soaked the seeds between damp paper towels for about 1-1/2 days before planting. Germination rate was close to 100% (and I even used some of last year's seed). I think the pre-soaking makes all the difference. You have to baby it a little bit - but it's worth it! Can't wait for August!


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2010-05-26
Germination Problems
Reviewed By: Vickie Wiesner (Lowden, Iowa)
I will not buy this seed again. I always start my sweet corn in flats so normally have no problems with corn germinating. However, this corn has serious problems. The first time I tried this seed was in 2009. It had a 50% germination rate but what did grow turned out well so I decided to give it another chance this year. With my 2009 results in mind I seeded quite heavy this year hoping to compensate for the bad germination rate. I planted 240 seeds and after 15 days, only 33 germinated and of those, approximately 1/3 of them were deformed and did not grow more than 1/4 inch high. I will not grow this in the future.


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2010-05-11
germination
Reviewed By: Linda Scholfield (Lenoir City, TN)
This is 3rd year we've planted GTHI. 1st yr. very poor germination. Last year pretty good. This year about 50% germination. Too bad it is the best tasting corn we've planted but, this is the last year.


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2010-05-04
KW Creations
Reviewed By: Mike (Edison, Ohio)
I planted this variety for the first time last summer, and its absolutely outstanding! It is by far the sweetest hybrid on the market, and its freezing qualities are excellent.


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2010-04-01
love this corn
Reviewed By: Kelly (Yankton, South Dakota)
We planted Gotta Have It for the first time last year & are tripling our crop this year. It was delicious & made it through 2 hail storms. Wonderful!!


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2010-03-29
SWEET!
Reviewed By: Nicole (Palestine, IL)
I loved this sweet corn! It is so sweet and tasty! When you prepare it you don't need anything....no butter...no salt...no pepper! I couldn't believe it! Delicious! I also cooked a lot of it and cut it off the cob and stored it in the freezer! It was so good when we just took it out of the freezer and it still tasted so sweet and still didn't need any other ingredients!! I love this sweet corn! I will never buy any other sweet corn from anywhere else!!! Thank you for this sweetness!


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2010-03-22
Best Tasting Sweet Corn Ever
Reviewed By: Larry Huggins (Sterling, Colorado)
This is absolutely the best tasting sweet corn we have ever grown and eaten. I would have given it a 5 except we have trouble with germination. Last year was better after soaking it in a Jerry baker solution.


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2010-03-03
ok for Texas
Reviewed By: Mike (Ft. Worth, TX)
Planted early, it produced 1 great eating ear per stalk...better than any other variety in the past...we have clay, bermuda, drought, and worms..sweet corn usually isn't worth growing here...but this one made it.


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2010-02-22
Awesome
Reviewed By: Holly (Canal Winchester, Ohio)
"We tried this corn for the first time last year and loved it. Every time I pull a bag of corn from the freezer my 5 year old twins say, ""If that's not the corn from the garden we are not eating it."" We have decided to double our rows of corn this year so that we have enough to last all winter this time."


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2010-02-17
Good Taste - low performer
Reviewed By: C Hartman (Middletown, OH)
I have planted this variety for 3 yrs now. I am gong back to sh2 varities this year. The flavor was always great fresh. Stores well in refrigerator. Flavor not near as good frozen as sh2. The most note worthy part is the poor germination track record. It does require warm soil, but overall germination was never better than 50%. Replanted multiple times but never had a good stand. Stalk quality was poor...always blew over in the wind. Stalks that survived always produced an ear! Purchased another seed variety locally last yr, planted late, poor dry conditions and had 80%+ germination and didn't blow over. Gotta Have It takes way to much work!!!


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2010-02-08
Dependable
Reviewed By: Joyce (Wappapello, Missouri)
We have grown this for the past three years. It has been consistant in flavor and quality. A good freezer off the cob. Last year's weather prevented planting until June. Production was as usual with very little worm or beetle damage.


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2010-02-01
A keeper
Reviewed By: Diana (Peebles, Ohio)
I tried this corn for the first time and decided that I had a keeper. I love the fact that I have a 3 week time frame to pick the corn for eating or freezing. It has a sweetness and taste that you would have to try yourself before you would belive how good it is. I make cream corn with what we don't eat and it freezes well. When I share the corn with my friends, they always ask for the name.


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2010-01-13
"Really DO ""Gotta Have It"""
Reviewed By: Keith (American Fork, Utah)
This is the best corn I have ever grown. Although the germination was slightly below my usual experience, I still got full rows of tall, strong plants that bore about 3 ears each. Each ear was sweet, well-formed and full to the tip. We had more than we could use and our frozen corn is better tasting than a lot of fresh corn I have had.


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2010-01-12
Great flavor-hard to grow
Reviewed By: Theresa Topp ("Hewitt,", Minnesota)
I tried for two years to plant this corn and it is diffently a warm climit corn to get to germinate. We had a very cold spring and early summer and I waited to plant this variety quite late. What did germinate had an excellent flavor and I did better this year waiting for the soil to warm up before planting. The flavor was wonderful and it retains its flavor when frozen. I am just about out of this one in my freezer so I will try again this year and see if I can master this variety. Honey 'N Pearl and Bodacious are still two of the best growing/tasting varieties for the cold Minnesota springs for germination. Also, Kandy Corn is good for this area. Our family has planted and sold corn in central MN for many, many years.


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2009-12-27
less than impressed
Reviewed By: mike (elkins, wv)
"I tried your ""Gotta Have It"" sweet corn for the first time in 2009. The germination rate was around 30%. It also grew slowly and formed ears later and smaller than expected. The bi-color corn that I have grown for years performs much better and tastes just as good, for half the price. A friend also grew this corn in a different geographic area and had similar results. Good luck to anyone that tries it, but as for me, I ""Don't Gotta Have It"". "


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2009-11-03
Must Have
Reviewed By: Holly (Columbus, Ohio)
Gotta Have It Corn is a must have. We tried this for the first time this summer and will be ordering it every summer to come. The taste and sweetness of the corn are perfect. We can't wait until next summer's crop.


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2009-10-09
Name says it all
Reviewed By: Steve Crabtree (Pattonsburg, Mo.)
Best corn I ever had,customers came back for it,like the name says. Gotta Have It.


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2009-09-28
two crops per season
Reviewed By: Murray McIntyre (Burns Flat, Oklahoma)
"This was my second year to plant Gotta Have it. Planting into cool April soil does not promote good germination so I use a bean plate in my planter which puts seeds about 3"" apart. Then I hoe out extra plants if there are any to maintain a 6-8"" plant spacing. Replanted second crop after taking off first crop in early July. Harvested second crop mid September with yields and quality as good as the first. Everyone comments on the great flavor and sweetness of this variety. Can also be frozen on the cobb and put into zip lock bags with excellent results, although our preferred method is to slice the corn off the cobb, blanche and freeze into meal sized zip bags with air removed as much as possible. "


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2009-09-21
Second Review
Reviewed By: Scott (Glenmora, Louisiana)
This is my second year to grow Gotta Have It Sweet Corn and wanted to give a second review. The late cool snaps that extented into May really caused problems getting the corn up. Warm ground is a must and pre germination with a wet paper towel or soaking really makes all the difference. I had trouble big time with mole crickets, followed by terrible heat and drought which diminished my harvest somewhat. I worked for this corn this year......but, it was all worth it for the taste is just unbeatable!! I shared a little with a Aunt and Uncle that know corn and they would say.... I hate to keep asking... but you got any more of that corn you can spare. Best they have ever had in their life. So, in closing, it's a little more trouble than your average corn, but this corn is not average when it comes to taste. I can't wait for spring 2010 for I'm out of (Gotta Have It) and can't wait to get it again, no matter the trouble. I can't get enough of this corn, and will no doubt eventually, master..... growing this excellent variety.


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2009-09-09
Best corn I ever had
Reviewed By: Randall (Abbeville, Louisiana)
This was the first year that I have grown Gotta Have It Hybrid Corn and it is the sweetest corn I have ever ate. It also freezes well. I hope this corn is avalible next year because I will sure plant it again. Thanks Gurneys.


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2009-09-07
Gotta Have It Hybrid Sweet Corn
Reviewed By: Roberta Bennett (Cowen, WV)
This corn is alright. We had to replant some but it produced really well. I,m a sugar-a-holic but this is too sweet for me. I had a piece already shucked in the fridge for 2 and it soured. Also, a few pieces that matured later soured on the stalk by the time they matured.


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2009-09-01
gotta have it
Reviewed By: Barry Clark (Lincolnton, NC)
I read all the hipe on the gott-a-have-it. And I bought it. Crop was real scroney. I tell its any better than silver queen,that have much bigger ears.I would not pay that much for corn again.Aparently you are more proud of it than i am.


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2009-08-31
Just average corn
Reviewed By: Matt F (Jackson, MI)
"Germination was about 80% which was ok since I always plant more than I need, but was disappointed with the taste not very sweet. It wasn't ""Gotta have it"" like advertised, it was your average garden variety corn. So I give it a two star because of the advertising hype."


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2009-08-27
Empty ears
Reviewed By: Diana (Willow Creek, CA)
"I have grown ""Gotta Have It"" for several years with great success and was very happy with the taste, however this year I didn't get one full ear of corn. Most ears were totally empty or had 2 or 3 kernels on them. The other variety(white corn) I always grow did well this year. If anyone can tell me what caused this I would love to hear from you."


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2009-08-20
Gotta Have it Sweetcorn
Reviewed By: Carma Hon (Manchester, Iowa)
I was very disappointed with the taste of the corn, was not very sweet at all, no comparison to the corn I got from my brother. Looked very good and had nice big ears but no taste.


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2009-08-14
OUTSTANDING
Reviewed By: TIM LEE (WAYTNESVILLE, OH)
Have grown it for the last 5 years and would not grow anything else. Best freezer corn in the dead of winter, sure beats a snowball.


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2009-08-12
Gotta Have It (Sweet Corn)
Reviewed By: Wayne (Owensboro, KY)
Late sweet corn crop, and only one I will grow next year...If'n I can get more seed!!! Super sweet and Super tender...on or off the cob...wish I could find how to order it now!!! Peace, Wayne


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2009-08-12
a winner
Reviewed By: Larry Mayer (LaCrosse, Indiana)
First planting did not germinate well. I belive the cool ground may have been the problem, because second planting did great. By far the sweetest best tasting corn I have ever had. Careful though, you won't want any other kind after trying some of this.


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2009-08-06
Best Ever
Reviewed By: Joel Brindle (Greencastle, Pa)
This was the greatest corn my hole family had ever tasted, My wife, mom, dad, and grandparents had called after eating it for the first time and told me to buy 2 lb more of seed for next year. I had no problem with the germination don't know why the bad reviews. Thanks alot Gurneys for a great garden again this year. Joel Brindle


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2009-07-18
Awesome corn
Reviewed By: austin (richmond, kentucky)
This was my first year and the corn did really good had a little trouble getting it to germinate but the corn looks great, this is a short corn...The only thing is WATCH OUT for the RACOONS...check last night and I don't have any corn left...I got to enjoy 2 ears...


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2009-07-12
There is non sweeter
Reviewed By: J. Cawthon (Henderson, Tennessee)
"2009 is my second year planting Gotta Have It. This is the sweetist corn available. Everyone I have given corn has called me and ask, ""whats the name of that corn? I gotta get some of that. "


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2009-06-27
Germination Success
Reviewed By: LeRoy F. Hall (Grass Valley, CA)
Last year ('08), I had all kinds of trouble getting the Gotta Have It corn to germinate. I read on Gurney's site about pre-soaking the corn prior to planting. This year, I have placed the corn between several layers of wet paper towels the day before planting. I have had great success using this method, thanks to the person who posted this suggestion last year. We love this corn! Hope this helps those who are having germination problems.


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2009-06-07
Try something else
Reviewed By: Paul Cramef (Harrison, AR)
"Been growing corn in my garden for over 40 years. Never had a problem getting corn seed to germinate until 'I gotta have it"". I tried four different plantings and ended up tilling them all in. Finally planted kandy corn and got nearly 100% germination. Won't be buying ""I gotta have it"" again. Very disappointed."


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2009-05-10
mr.
Reviewed By: Luke (seymour, indiana)
This is the best tasting corn I have ever eaten. Planted it three years in a row. Important point with this corn is to plant it when the soil temp. is warm. It has to be planted later than most varieties. I plant early corn and late corn. the early corn has aboutr 50% come up and two weeks later it will be 100% on the rows


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2009-04-13
Long Lasting
Reviewed By: Jason Foster (Winnsboro, La)
I planted this corn in the spring of 2007. I shucked it, parboiled it and vacuum sealed. I just finished my last pack about a month ago, in early 2009, and it was still as sweet and tender as ever. I GOTTA HAVE IT again!


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2009-03-30
Best we've had so far
Reviewed By: Robyn (Tomahawk, WI)
We were very happy with this corn. We have tried a different type every year to date and this is the first time we'll be repeat customers. We had excellent plant health, even for a far-north climate. Our soil is very sandy, and for the first time, we didn't loose the plants to strong winds and storms. Very little (to none!) ear-worm. Flavor is great. Only point off is because in previous reviews it states 2 ears per plant. We were only able to get one (but this is in line with all other varieties we've tried in the past). We have recommended this to our friends...


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2009-03-30
gotta have it
Reviewed By: Luke (seymour, IN)
This is the best tasting corn I have ever eaten. However, you have to wait until the soil temp rises before planting. I have planted this corn two years now. Both years my first planting was awful. All my next plantings were almost 100% germination. Just plant it later.


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2009-03-26
Will the second year be as good as the first?
Reviewed By: Adam (Canal Fulton, Ohio)
This is my second season growing this corn and I hope it is as good as it was last year. By far the best tasting corn I have come across (fresh or frozen). We had very few worms due to the long husk and no problems with germination. I planted (18) 25 ft rows and all showed at least 80-95% germination. The only problem I had was a little rust here and there (this is the only variety that I have grown that got rust) but it had no effect on production. I would recommend this variety to anyone who likes to eat tons of super sweet corn during the summer and frozen for the rest of the year.


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2009-03-12
results total loss
Reviewed By: Terence E. Cowan (Ferry Township, Michigan)
Sorry to say the seed was a total O. I don't know what the problem was. I have the greatest respect for Gurney's and they made everything right. I had grown this corn the previous year with outstanding results and was very disappointed when this crop failed. It happens.


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2009-03-06
Best Sweet Corn Ever for Freezing
Reviewed By: Rachel (Brandenburg, KY)
We grew this corn last year and it was the best sweet corn I have ever had on the grill. I also froze some for the winter and it tasted like we just picked it from the garden. Delicious! We won't buy any other kind from now on.


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2009-03-03
The GREATEST
Reviewed By: John (Gleason, WI)
I have been planting a large garden for 20+ years and this is by far the sweetest corn I've yet to come across. It is great fresh and blanched/frozen. Will buy no other kind of sweet corn...


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2009-02-28
very good
Reviewed By: Thomas (Santa Fe, NM)
After 5 years of Gotta Have It, last year we grew another variety. What a mistake. This year we'll do Gotta Have It again! These are fantastic fresh, and excellent frozen. Where we live they germinate easy and give big harvests. What else can you ask for?!


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2009-02-03
Best Tasting Sweet Corn
Reviewed By: Larry (Sterling, CO)
This is the best tasting sweet corn we have ever grown. I had better germination rate last year planting the corn after soaking the seed in Jerry Bakers seed starter recipe. Would give it a 5 except for the germination rate.


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2009-01-19
Was worth the effort
Reviewed By: Lori (Vernal, Utah)
I planted this corn last spring. Germination was quite low, I think it was the weather last spring. Most of my neighbors had the same problem with every type of corn they planted. Even with low germination we were able to harvest enough for several meals. The flavor was wonderful. Best I've ever grown. My family requested that I grow the same kind again. I will plant seed more heavily next time.


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2009-01-06
Kids devoured this corn!
Reviewed By: Scott (Glenmora, Louisiana)
I made a half hearted attempt at growing this corn last year, one single 60 foot row. Never got to freeze any, as it was eaten sooo quick! You had to be quick at the pot with this stuff. Didnt give any away, we hogged it all to ourselves.I will be planting it agian this year, seriously this time, and hope to share it with friends and family, maybe!


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2009-01-02
simply awesome
Reviewed By: muzzyman (chesterton, in)
This is the forth year I have grown this variety and will grow no other. Not one person who has tried it has one thing bad to say. Everyone has said it is the best sweet corn they have ever tasted.


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2009-01-01
Excellent in every way
Reviewed By: Rosalinda (Seneca Falls, NY)
This really is a superior variety in every way. It produces well filled evenly sized ears, often 2 ears per stalk. It is exceptionally sweet, but if allowed to get a bit more mature (how I prefer sweet corn) it develops a deep corn flavor, while retaining its sweetness. Husk the ears and store in a zip lock bag in the fridge and it retains its flavor and sweetness for up to 2 weeks. Cut from the cob, blanch and freeze, and you have a taste of summer to drive away the winter blues. A truly great variety that always brings a smile to anyone who eats it, and makes them ask, what IS this corn?


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2008-12-31
Good Corn Bad Germination
Reviewed By: Dave (West Jordan, Utah)
I bought this corn for last summers crop. I planted 250 seeds and had about 35 germinate. Because our growing season is shorter than a lot of the country, I did not have a chance to plant again, so I just grew what sprouted. The stocks were small, and the ears were small, but I must admit that what I did get was some the best corn I have ever tasted.


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2008-12-26
Believe the hype
Reviewed By: Todd and Kathy (Hamden, CT)
We were ready to give up on corn after trying several varieties with mixed results. Happened upon the reviews of Gotta Have it and figured with the rave reviews and name of the corn we'd give it one last shot. Well...we'll never plant another variety, and we'll plant gotta have it every year. It made believers out of us. Sweetest corn ever. Progress was hampered early on, mostly due to rabbits who found the tender sweet shoots irresistable. We didn't have any troubles with germination however. Short stalks were sturdy and pollinated well. We only wish we had room to plant more.


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2008-12-11
Best Corn We Ever Had!!!
Reviewed By: Missy (Central Islip, NY)
First year planting corn. We planted 24 plants. Got 1, to 2 ears off of each plant, and they were so sweet and delicious, we want to plant at least 70 plants this year. I will never plant another corn variety. This one is it!


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2008-12-10
Best Sweet Corn ever!
Reviewed By: Fred (St. Charles, IL)
I've been growing sweet corn in my garden for the last 20 years. This is by far the best variety I've ever grown. You get two full ears per stalk and is the sweetest and most tender. Be sure to plant several short rows versus on long row for best pollination. Enjoy!


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2008-11-19
NAME SAYS IT ALL
Reviewed By: BRAD (BELLEFONTE, PA)
This is the best sweet corn you can buy. Ate a lot off year and froze some. Still sweet and delicous. Gives vegetable soup a big kick.


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2008-10-15
Great Taste
Reviewed By: Mike (Firth, Idaho)
"Like others, I had some germanitation problems. Most row crops I use a seeder and it plants corn about 3"" appart. I used a bulb planting tool and transplanted the small sprouts, with plenty of soil, to fill in to 10 to 12 inches appart. The corn was very sweet, even delicious at the end of harvest when the kernels were a little over mature. Will plant again, along with the old standby;, Honey and Pearls."


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2008-09-18
Too sweet
Reviewed By: Jackie Thomison (Copan, OK)
We planted this corn this summer.On first bite or two, we loved it, but then looked up at each other and said ugh!.It is really realy sweet..leaves a taste of a sugar cube in your mouth.You didn't want to eat more then 1 ear it was so sweet. We prefer corn to taste like corn.It didn't. It was tender, but be prepared to eat pure sugar if you plant it. We're going back to the candy corn next year.


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2008-09-07
great corn
Reviewed By: Byron Glover (Malad City, Id)
I planted 5 60 foot rows of this corn and didn't have a single problem with germination, as did some of the other growers. Family and friends all loved it. I'll grow it again next year.


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2008-09-07
Great Corn
Reviewed By: Adam Underwood (Canal Fulton, Ohio)
"I have growing Silver Choice SE hybrid for three years and loved it. However, I was into planting the ""Gotta Have It Hybrid"" this year after reading about it. I have to say I am glad...I had no problems with germination, very low corn ear worm previlence(only ~5-8 worms from 22 dozen ears) and it was the best tasting corn I have had for quite some time. I will definately plant this corn next spring."


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2008-09-06
Great Corn
Reviewed By: Byron Glover (Malad City, Id.)
We Planted 5 60 foot rows of this corn and wish we had more. We love it and our family and friends love it. Large kernals, great ears,and wonderful flavor.


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2008-08-31
gotta have it!
Reviewed By: jim bars (lockport, new york)
can't believe the flavor of this stuff!! and the yield is great as well the only corn i'll plant next season


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2008-08-27
Large Cernals
Reviewed By: Josh (La Crosse, WI)
This corn grew fine in our small garden and produced large tender sweet cernals. Will plant more next year.


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2008-08-23
Best Corn Ever!!!
Reviewed By: Kathleen (Warren Grove, NJ)
I have never had any luck growing corn in the past, but thought I'd give this variety a try. It is by far the best tasting corn I have ever eaten!!! This is the first year I've had a good crop of corn!!!


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2008-08-19
Best corn ever
Reviewed By: Kathy Skasick (Beebe, Arkansas)
"This was by far the best corn we have ever had from our garden. We grow corn every year and from now on we will be growing gotta have it because afte you hve had it you just ""Gotta Have It"" some more."


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2008-08-17
Extremely sweet
Reviewed By: Brent George (Greensburg, PA)
I only got about a 25% germination rate with direct planting, or I would have rated this a 5. The corn itself is unbelievable, and worth dealing with the germination issues. I will try germinating indoors before planting next year. Buy it, it is that good.


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2008-08-16
sorry
Reviewed By: Brian Steadman (Des Moines, Wa)
I posted a review on aug 14. I would have given the sweet corn a 5 star, but i haven't tasted it yet. I will let you know.


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2008-08-16
Super!
Reviewed By: Mack (Powder Springs, Georgia)
"This is my second year growing - Gotta Have It Hybrid Sweet Corn - My garden is in a raised bed system and the beds are 3' x 10' x 12"". I planted 2 beds with GHIHSC and harvested a total of 94 ears of corn. This corn is so sweet I ate some raw while we were picking. The only problem I have had with this corn is getting it started, but once is starts growing it is easy to care for and puts out 2-3 ears per stalk. If you havent tried this corn then you are missing out on a super sweet corn. Next year I will plant - Gotta Have It Hybrid Sweet Corn again!"


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2008-08-15
Not so bad
Reviewed By: Brian Steadman (Seattle, Wa)
"I planted 16 plants in the first part of May. I had 12 plants come up. Its now Aug 15 and the corn is about 72"" on average and the silk is starting to come out. I planted 16 more in june with a pre soak and covering with a net to keep out the birds. All but one came up and the corn is now 2' tall and doing great. I couldn't be more happy. I read all the negative reviews and I couldn't stop thinking that maybe it wasn't the seed that was their problem."


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2008-08-13
All I can say is WOW!!
Reviewed By: Roy L. Rathmell (Lewisburg, PA)
"I have been planting a garden for many years and I must admit I had reservations about buying ""You Gotta Have It"" sweet corn so I only ordered 1 packet. We just pulled it and it was exactly as you say--the sweetest corn I have ever eaten and we will be purchasing more next year. The ears were large and filled to the tips. I thought the other sweet corn I planted was ""the best"" but I was wrong. ""You Gotta Have It"" is the best."


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2008-08-11
Live up to it's name
Reviewed By: Scott (Manassas, Virginia)
This sweet corn lives up to it's name. It's the best corn I've ever grown and its easy to grow. I grew up on bi-colored corn grown up north in New England. If you like sweet corn, this is one you definately have to try.


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2008-07-28
Best Corn Ever
Reviewed By: Bruce Yates (Seymour, TN)
This summer was my first crop of Gotta Have It corn. My family and I agree it is the best ever. I have taken it to several church fellowships and everyone raves about it being the sweetest, crispest corn they have ever eaten. Some have already bought seed online! Thanks Gurney's for offering this superior quality sweet corn. I'm hooked and will raise it for years to come.


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2008-07-26
Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!
Reviewed By: James (KansasCity, MO)
"Well, after a tough growing season our corn finally got ripe! We picked some this evening, ate one ear raw and a bunch cooked. All I can say is ""WOW!"" My wife is from Iowa and a self proclaimed expert on corn and she says this is the sweetest she has ever eaten. We both hoped the kernels would have been a bit bigger, but the taste was phenomenal! We'll grow it again next year!"


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2008-06-09
Above the top!
Reviewed By: Arthur Weasley (., New Jersey)
Hands down, the best corn around. I planted this last year, with great results (near 100% germination too) and had some seed left over, which I stuck in the freezer. I planted that seed this year -- again with near 100% germination. As with any large, hard seed, a 30 min. to overnight pre-soak in warm water before planting makes all the difference!


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2008-04-26
Fantastic Corn
Reviewed By: Brian Meylan (Kawkawlin, Michigan)
"This is by far the best sweet corn I have ever tasted. The ears fill out right to the very tip with 14 to 16 rows of kernals and are incredibly tender and sweet. I have read the complaints about germination problems with this corn and what I do to avoid this problem is to place the seed on a paper towel 1 layer thick and then fold the paper towel around the seed and slip into a zip lock plastic baggie. I add a small amount of water to the baggie, just enough to thourghly soak the paper towel and leave it lay flat on the kitchen counter and do not seal the zip lock. After 2 to 3 days the seed will germinate and then plant. Super sweet ""sweet corn"" has a tendency to rot in the ground before it germinates and I have great success using this method. Once you get a taste of this corn you will never go back to anything else!"


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2008-04-04
Best corn ever!
Reviewed By: laura (central, WI)
My parents grow a lot of sweet corn every year. They tried this corn last year and its exceptional! The best corn we've ever had!


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2008-02-20
Best ever
Reviewed By: Randy (Mars, PA)
Without a doubt, hands down, the best corn I've ever grown or bought period.


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2008-01-30
Gotta have it sweet corn
Reviewed By: Mark Griffith (83338, Idaho)
"I have had a lot of sweet corn varieties, but this is the best I've ever planted."


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2007-12-12
Whats the name of this stuff?
Reviewed By: Steve Harrington (Hayward, Wisconsin)
"I am an organic orchardist(350 trees), fruit grower(straw,blue,rasp,and grapes)and farmers market grower. Trialed two pounds of Gurneys sweet corn last year and it was an immediate smash hit with customers. Response was overwhelming, 100% of remarks heard were "" The best we've had from anyone else this year"", ""Your corn is the best around, what's it called?"",""I've never had anything better, what is it?"". It's more expensive than I'd like to see as a market grower because costs add up real fast if there are any negative weather factors affecting yield. Has an awesome taste, freezes true, and a dependable yield with adequate conditions. Will have to see it run through more years of altering growing conditions to see how it responds but it has found favor in my market and I'll order double this year for further trial/error in garden plots."


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2007-12-08
Bye bye Kandy Korn!
Reviewed By: Dennis Tucker (Rogersville, MO)
"I am 60 yrs. old and have raised and eaten lots of corns. Candy corn was my all round favorite until last summer. A young friend of mine gave me a packet of 200 seeds. NOW ""I JUST GOTTA HAVE IT"""


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2007-10-16
Low germination and production
Reviewed By: Dawn (Roanoke, VA)
"Last year we planted GHI with Candy Corn and were pleased with the results of cross pollination in our small garden. The GHI tasted even sweeter than the KK variety, so this year we planted only GHI. The germination rate was terrible: maybe 25% even after successive replanting. The corn didn't produce many ears and those that they did, were small with undeveloped kernels. Next year we'll be back to KK for a reliable staple, which is a shame because GHI is unbeatable for flavor!"


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2007-10-11
The best ever!
Reviewed By: William Seuffert (Martinsville, Virginia)
I have grown all kinds of corn and with great results. But this corn is by far the best I have ever grown in over fourty years! I have had neighbors telling me what I already know. It is the best tasting corn I have ever had! It is so sweet I thought I put sugar on it instead of salt!!


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2007-10-07
Bad Germ
Reviewed By: Dean (Alexandria, MN)
I share the disappointment of other reviewers. Germination rate was very poor. Thought it might be temperature related problem, so made second and attempted a third successive planting. No difference in results. Call me gullible, but the few years I harvested were very good. I will try one more time.


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2007-09-29
Excellent Sweet Corn
Reviewed By: Jareb Baer (Lake Park, Minnesota)
I planted two and a half pounds this spring. The germination was excellent and the corn was even better. I picked a lot of it for family members and they all said it beat any corn they had ever tasted. I will be planting it agian this spring for sure.


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2007-09-06
The best ever
Reviewed By: Kent Evans (Mapleton, Utan)
The sweetest, juiciest corn that I've ever grown. All of my family and neighbors agree, 'the best corn ever. The only problem that I encountered was my cat, he discovered that it was much better than his cat food; he pulled down and ate at least 2 dozen ears. Now the word is out and I have deer in the corn patch every night too. Oh well, a small price to pay for such great tasting corn.


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2007-09-04
AWESOME!
Reviewed By: Jackie (Maquoketa, IA)
This is the best sweet corn ever!!! My kids loved it too. It was really delicious after it had been frozen too. I am recommending in to all my friends who garden. We will definately be planting it again next year.


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2007-09-03
"sweet,sweet,sweet"
Reviewed By: Andrea Harris (Washington, Penna.)
Gotta Have It is without a doubt the best corn we have ever eaten. My husband likes to pick an ear and eat it right off the stalk, uncooked...it's that good. We have to have it every year!


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2007-08-26
Awsome
Reviewed By: Rob (rockford, OH)
Awsome corn great taste but a bit pricey I will plant again hope it gets reasonable soon!


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2007-08-16
Best Corn Ever!
Reviewed By: Crystal & Billy (Felton, Delaware)
This was the best corn ever!!! We have had a really dry year here in Delaware and with a little help from irrigation this corn turned out great, it has to be the sweetest corn we have ever grown. Everyone in the family agreed that we have to plant more Gotta Have It next year!


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2007-08-13
Great
Reviewed By: Joan Chew (Butler, PA)
We live right in the middle of a city but have three lots with two houses. We put in a small garden and this corn tops anything we have ever eaten. It was a battle to keep the coons from it but we did and are really enjoying it!


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2007-08-07
Best we've ever had
Reviewed By: Frank & Chris (Dakota City, ne)
This was absolutely the best corn we have ever had. It was super sweet and delicious. We will plant it again next year. Our family and neighbors loved it. We live in a farm community, there are corn fields all around us, as far as the eyes can see. This corn is sweeter than any Candy Corn around here.


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2007-07-27
Super Corn!
Reviewed By: Mack (Powder Springs, Georgia)
Super tasting Corn! I grew it in a raised bed system and got good germination on all the stalks. The ears were full right to the top and full of fat corn stalks. We all love the taste of this corn! I will plant it again next season...


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2007-07-23
Northcentral Kansas Review
Reviewed By: Marty Kugler (Smith Center, Kansas)
Like numerous others who have posted reviews, I too had poor germination with this corn. On the positive side, it is truly a beautiful ear of corn and the taste is unsurpassed by any other variety I've tried. Also, it is a relatively short stalk height, which results in good stand ability in storms and high winds.


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2007-07-23
Taste worth the cost and the problems
Reviewed By: Dean Bryant (Monkton, MD)
"Double of my garden size and I planted sweet corn for the first time in a long while. Planted one pack of ""Gotta Have It"" to see if it lived up to the hype. Got 3.5 rows. Yes, the germination wasn't great. Probably about 70%. Thought about a replant but decided to leave it. As the stand matured it seemed to thicken up with additional stalks per plant. Most plants produced at least 2 good sized ears. We are harvesting now and the yield is better than expected. I fertilized well and watered weekly. Was impatient and harvest the first ears a little early. The taste improved with maturity. Several family members and friends complimented that it was the best Corn they ever had. I would say it's among the best I've ever had. I will plant more next year and might increase the seeding rate to compensate for reduced germination. Cost is a little easier to stand if you can get to buy it during a sale."


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2007-07-23
Germination
Reviewed By: Jerry (Erie, Mich)
This corn was of an excellent quality. After reading about the poor germination . I started mine indoors and had excellent germination. I then transplanted it outdoors and didn't miss one space in the row. It transplanted great.


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2007-07-22
Gotta have it sweet corn
Reviewed By: Scott Fish (Chisago City, Minnesota)
This is my second year of growing Gotta Have it Sweet Corn. I followed the instructions for planting it and did not have any problems with germination. I grew 6 30'foot rows the first with excellent results. Everyone that tasted it said it was the best sweet corn they ever had. This year I grew 12 30' foot rows and it is looking good. Looking forward to harvest time.


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2007-07-16
Poor germination
Reviewed By: David J. Cole (Trotwood, OH)
Very poor germination, 20% or less, but the ears that made it are delicious! Won't have enough to freeze, but will try again next year!


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2007-06-28
Tasty
Reviewed By: Jason (Detroit, AL)
Despite the hardest frost we have had in years late in the spring, my corn still came up. It wasn't pretty due to the damage the heavy frost did, but it sure tastes good. I will plant it again next year, but I will wait a week or two longer before I put it in the ground. I think the results will be fabulous.


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2007-06-07
"loved ""gotta have it"""
Reviewed By: jim lowe (travelers rest, sc)
"I planted this corn for the first time last year and it is by far the best corn ever.I've gardened/farmed for 35 yrs and this is the best tasting corn I've ever seen.I have a heavy clay soil and germination was at least 90%.I didn't can any but last years frozen still tastes fresh picked.It also lasted up to 2 wks after picking.If you like sweet corn you'll love this one. I agree you really ""gotta have"" this corn."


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2007-06-05
so far so good!
Reviewed By: paul (sandy, oregon)
Planted it for the first time... I would say my germination at about 95%.. I was worried reading other reviews but it all came up in 10 days and is looking great! Can't wait to taste it.


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2007-06-01
outstanding
Reviewed By: corley ackley (kirtland, nm)
We planted Gotta Have It last year and were blown away! No problems with germination here. Not only is it absolutely delicious, but even after freezing and cooking, the texture stayed crisp. My husband and I have decided it will be the only corn we will plant from now on.


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2007-05-25
Low fertility and low height
Reviewed By: Mike Boyd (Argyle, Texas)
"I was really excited about getting ""Gotta have it"". I gave some to my step dad to plant. I probably had about 30% germination, definitely less than 40% and my stepdad who lives over 100 miles south of me had less. He bought some local corn near him to fill the empty spots, which may or may not be compatible. Luckily, I still had a lot left for my empty spots of which some filled, though younger, and some spots still empty. They are tussling and sulking at 4' or less rather than the 6-1/2' height advertized, and my step dad had the same problem. The rating of 2 is being optimistic that it will be good when it is ready."


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2007-05-09
Poor Germination
Reviewed By: Bob La Bonte (Victoria, TX)
The first year about 30~50% grew to yield. The corn is infact the sweetest we have ever eaten. So for 2007 I ordered 1/2 pound. Again I had to replant rows and fill in section until I have a full row. That doesn't bother me; but after 78 days the ears are much small than last year and are all white kernels. They must have sent me the wrong stuff - will request another shipment. I haven't cooked any of the white ears as yet; but they look puney.


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2007-05-07
low germination
Reviewed By: Kenneth (Shreveport, LA)
I am disappointed in the germination of this corn. I have replanted it 3 times now and I still don't have a full stand. I will not buy it again.


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2007-04-23
Gotta Have More
Reviewed By: Dean Northcutt (Manchester, Tennessee)
I have used Candy Corn for years. I tried this corn last year and, in my opinion, it is better than Candy Corn. It is not syrup sweet, but sweet enough to make you ask for more.


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2007-03-10
best corn
Reviewed By: smith (dixon, il)
The only sweet corn that was resistant to Japanese Beetle, in my garden.


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2007-03-08
disapointed
Reviewed By: tom (morral, ohio)
I agree this is the sweetest corn i have ever tasted but the gremination was terable.I farm raise 500+acr of corna year and if i had a field with this poor of a stand id tear it up.We planted4 different times and the best stand we had was about 50%.For the price of this seed you would think the gremination would be a lot better.


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2007-03-01
Got to have it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed By: Mark D (Grain Valley, Mo)
I grew up on a truck garden and have gardened all my life of nearly 50 yrs. Tried Gota Have It last year and it truly the best sweet corns I have ever eaten. Very crunchy and sweeter than any I have ever eaten. I am an old school pick it and eat it in less than one hour. I put some in frig at end of crop, two weeks later came home and my wife was cooking corn! I asked where did that come from? The fridge! I had looked at it a few days earlier and thought of throwing it out! Didn't look good to me! IT WAS GREAT!!!!!! Still very crunchy and sweet! This is one I would not hesitate to buy at any price! I ordered 4 lbs this year and my neighbors both ordered it for thier gardens!! The name says it all!!! Mark


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2007-02-12
Don't tell anyone else about this corn
Reviewed By: Jon Stuart (Valliant, Oklahoma)
This is a great sweet corn. Its better if left on the cob than cut off, but its still great. I wish we could keep this corn a secret.


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2007-02-11
Excellent Flavor
Reviewed By: Dahl McLean (Spearfish, South Dakota)
I highly recommend this sweet corn. We grew it for the first time last year and had great success with it. The flavor is worth the extra cost of the seed. I am already looking anxiously toward biting into this year's crop. We won't be growing any other kind of sweet corn.


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2007-02-10
great sweet corn
Reviewed By: cindy knox (fayetteville, ar)
"I am a new gardener in Arkansas but was used to great sweet corn up in Iowa and Illinois. I tried ""gotta have it"" sweet corn to please myself and my husband. Even with my little bit of knowledge I grew some of the best tasting, sweetest corn ever tasted. My husnband has demanded that I increase my yield and use only""Gotta have It"". Thank you, thank you, thank you! c. knox"


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2007-02-04
my family loves it
Reviewed By: Tim (Litchfeild, Minnesota)
"My whole family loves it. Even my sister, who would never eat a vegetable, cleared her plate of four cobs."


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2007-01-05
By far the best
Reviewed By: Brian Voyles (Salem, IN.)
By far the best corn i have ever ate. Thank you for this hybrid.


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