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Silver Queen (su) Hybrid Sweet Corn

A Favorite for Generations


Combines size, sweetness and lasting quality! Tall, attractive plants produce 8- to 9-in. ears with 14-16 rows of creamy kernels. Leaf blight tolerant. 88 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 8 - 9 feet.
  • Germination 5 - 8 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • 14455
  • Pkt-approx 250 seeds per packet
  • $5.99
  • 14457
  • 1/2 lb.
  • $19.99
  • 14458
  • 2 lbs.
  • $69.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Zea mays 'Silver Queen'; Family: Poaceae (Grass Family)
  • Height: 8 - 9 feet.
  • Spacing: 10 - 12 inches between plants; 30 - 36 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1 - 2 inches.
  • Spread: 15 - 18 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: 10 dozen ears/100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Small, white, sweet, tender kernels. 14 - 16 rows of bright white kernels per ear.
  • Days To Maturity: 88 days.
  • 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. =approx. 960 seeds, 2 lbs.=approx. 3,840 seeds.
  • Size: 8 inch ears.
  • Comments: Bred to resist disease: Southern Leaf Blight, Northern Leaf Blight, and Stewart's Wilt Disease. Most popular white, 'su' sweet corn in America. Filled to the tip. Superior eating quality. Holds flavor longer than most varieties. Quality holds for several days to extend it's fresh use. NOTE: Isolate (250 - 300 feet or by 3+ weeks maturity time) from sh2 varieties.

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