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Northern Xtra-Sweet Bicolor (sh2) Hybrid Sweet Corn

Early and Tender

The industry standard for Northern growers! Noted for cool soil emergence and seedling vigor. Gives you exceptional quality for an early variety—large, sweet, great-tasting 9-in. ears are full of white and gold kernels. 67 DAYS.

Seed Counts: 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 4.5 - 6 feet.
  • Germination 5 - 8 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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For each offer ordered, get approx 250 seeds per packet

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  • Botanical Name: Zea mays 'Northern Xtra-Sweet'; Family: Poaceae (Grass Family)
  • Height: 4.5 - 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 6 - 12 inches.
  • Depth: 1 - 2 inches.
  • Spread: 1 foot.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: 10 dozen ears/100 foot row.
  • Color: Bi color.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: 9 inch bi-color ears.
  • Days To Maturity: 67 days. Early variety.
  • Form: Upright.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, well-drained loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 250 seeds per packet. 1/2 lb. = 1,200.
  • Comments: Excellent cool soil emergence and seedling vigor. 'Sh2' type. Very, very sweet. Adaptable to any short season corn producing area. Unbelievable quality for an early corn. NOTE: Isolate (250 - 300 feet or by 3+ weeks maturity time) from su, se and synergistic types.

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