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Northern Yellow Xtra-Sweet Hybrid Sweet Corn (sh2)
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Northern Yellow Xtra-Sweet Hybrid Sweet Corn (sh2)

Great for Northern Growers

  • Early variety ready in 67 days
  • Emerges while the soil is cool
  • Large super-sweet 9-in. ears
  • Top choice for Northern gardeners
  • Often two ears per stalk
If you want to be the first in your neighborhood to harvest sweet corn, this is the one for you. Northern Yellow Xtra-Sweet Hybrid Sweet Corn emerges while the soil is cool and produces strong seedlings. Its vigorous growth and large, super-sweet, 9-in. ears set this early variety apart from the pack. It's an excellent choice for Northern growers, or gardeners who want to get a jump-start on the sweet corn season. Sow Northern Yellow Xtra-Sweet directly into the garden at the time of the last spring frost. While sweet corn can withstand a light frost, it can't withstand a heavy one. 67 DAYS.
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  • 1/2 lb of seeds
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  • Botanical Name: Zea mays 'Northern X-tra Sweet'; Family: Poaceae (Grass Family)
  • Height: 5 feet.
  • Spacing: 6 - 12 inches.
  • Depth: 1 - 2 inches.
  • Spread: 1 foot.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: A yellow variety.
  • Days To Maturity: 67 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 (Annual)
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
  • Form: Annual, Upright.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, well-drained loamy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 250 seeds per packet, 1/2 lb. has approximately 1,200 seeds.
  • Size: 9 inch ears.
  • Comments: Excellent emergence and seedling vigor. Very sturdy plants. Often 2 ears per stalk. Northern growers take note-the earliest yellow supersweet. Marked improvement over other early supersweets. NOTE: Isolate (250 - 300 feet or by 3+ weeks maturity time) from su, se and synergistic types.

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