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Sweetness Hybrid Sweet Corn (sy)
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Sweetness Hybrid Sweet Corn (sy)

Best-Tasting Early Variety!

A drastic improvement in eating quality over older early varieties such as Northern Extra-Sweet Bicolor. Excellent emergence, plant vigor and protective husk. Produces 8-in. ears with solid tip fill. A real standout for eating fresh as well as for canning or freezing. 68 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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  • Botanical Name: Zea mays 'Sweetness'
  • Height: 72 inches.
  • Spacing: 10-12" plant spacing.
  • Depth: 1 - 2 inches deep.
  • Spread: 1 - 1 1/2 ft
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Synergistic type. To avoid cross pollination, separate blocks of individual varieties by at least 500 ft. 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.
  • Color: Bicolor- white & yellow kernels
  • Foliage: Green, strap-like foliage.
  • Fruit: Bicolor. 8" ear length. 1.8" ear diameter. 16 rows of kernels.
  • Days To Maturity: 68 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 4 - 7 days in 85 degree soil temperature.
  • Form: Upright
  • Soil Requirements: Needs deep, well-drained, fertile soil, pH 6.0 to 6.8 and consistent moisture.
  • Seed Count: Packet has approximately 250 seeds and sows a 50 ft row, 1/2 lb has approximately 960 seeds and sows a 200 ft row.
  • Pruning: Not necessary to remove suckers (side sprouts growing from the base of the plant).
  • Comments: Has excellent emergence and vigor. Produces nice ear with solid tip fill. Stand out eating quality. Sturdy plant, excellent emergence and plant vigor, protective, attractive husk coverage.

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