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Glacial (sh2) Super-Sweet Hybrid

High yields and excellent tip fill.

Our best-tasting white corn, Glacial far surpasses older varieties in taste and texture. Its plump, 8-81/2 in. ears are packed with glossy white, super-sweet kernels with outstanding eating quality. Dark green husks provide excellent tip coverage. 76 DAYS.



For each offer ordered, get approx. 250 seeds per packet.

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  • Botanical Name: Zea mays 'Glacial'
  • Height: 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 10 - 12 inches between plants. 36 inches b etween rows. Plant in blocks of at least 4 rows for adequate pollination.
  • Depth: 1 - 2 inches deep.
  • Spread: 1 - 1/2 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun
  • Pollinator: To avoid cross pollination, separate blocks of individual varieties by at least 500 feet, or plant so they tassel at different times. Plants are in pollination mode for 2-3 weeks from time of tassel.
  • Yield: 10 dozen ears per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Dark green husk with excellent tip coverage and dark green flag leaves.
  • Fruit: Supersweet (sh2) white kernel. 8-8 1/2 inch ears with 16-18 rows.
  • Days To Maturity: 76 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 4 - 7 days at soil temp of 65 degrees F.
  • Form: Upright. Annual
  • Soil Requirements: Needs deep, well-drained, fertile soil, pH 6.0 to 6.8 and consistent moisture.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 250 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Pruning - Not necessary to remove suckers (side sprouts growing from the base of the plant).
  • Comments: Large, plump ears. Attractive glossy white kernels stay white- don't yellow. Gorgeous dark green husk fully protects the ears. Excellent tip fill. High yield, excellent eating quality

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