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Northern Xtra Sweet Hybrid Sweet Corn

Great for Northern Growers

Like our Bicolor Xtra-Sweet, Northern Yellow. Emerges while the soil is cool and produces strong seedlings. Vigorous growth and large, delicious, 9-in. ears set this early variety apart from the pack. 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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Product Details

  • 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.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A-4B 6/19 - 11/2
5A & 5B 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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