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Silver Queen Hybrid Sweet Corn (su)
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Silver Queen Hybrid Sweet Corn (su)

A Favorite for Generations

  • Very popular white variety
  • Sturdy plants
  • 8-9 in. ears with 14-16 rows
  • Creamy kernels have sweet flavor
  • Resists several corn diseases
This white sweet corn has stood the test of time. It's the most popular and recognizable white sweet corn in America. Silver Queen combines size, sweetness and lasting quality. Its sturdy, stalks produce large, 8- to 9-in. ears with 14-16 rows of creamy kernels. Resists many common corn diseases including Southern Leaf Blight, Northern Leaf Blight and Stewart's Wilt Disease. A (su) variety, it should be isolated from (sh2) varieties. For best results, sow Silver Queen Sweet Corn seed directly into the garden after soil temperatures have warmed to 60 degrees F. Plant in several short rows rather than one long one. 88 DAYS.
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  • 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.
  • Light Required: 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.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 5 - 8 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 sows a 50 ft row. 1/2 lb. =approx. 960 seeds sows 100 ft row, 2 lbs.=approx. 3,840 seeds sows 400 ft row.
  • 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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