Corn Sweet Silver Queen Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

Corn Sweet Silver Queen Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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Hybrid Silver Queen Sweet Corn is a late-season, extremely tender and widely recognized white corn variety. 

A standard for decades, this plant grows to 7'-8' and bears 8", slightly tapered ears with 14-16 rows of kernels in tight husks, filled to the tip. Tolerant of Stewart's Wilt and Northern Corn Leaf Blight.

  • Characteristics: Se (sugary enhanced) White
  • Flavor: Very sweet and tender.
  • Preparation Ideas: Great for barbecues.
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 13
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 7 - 10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 85 Days
  • Planting Depth: 1" - 1.5"
  • Seed Spacing: Sow Hybrid Silver Queen Sweet Corn seeds roughly 12" apart.

Instructions: Sow Hybrid Silver Queen Sweet Corn seeds directly in the garden after all danger of frost is past and soil is warm. Plant 1 seed every 4". Thin to 1 plant every 12" when plants are 4" tall. Control weeds with a mulch and keep plants well watered, especially when tops begin to tassel.

Suggestions: For better ear fill, plant a number of short rows together instead of a single long row. This helps ensure pollination. For plenty of corn all season, plant early and late varieties.