Improved quality over other varieties
Ideal for canning, freezing, fresh eating
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.
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
Size: 250 Seed Pkt
Fruit: Bicolor. 8″ ear length. 1.8″ ear diameter. 16 rows of kernels.
Days To Maturity: 68 Days
Germination: 4 – 7 Days
Form: Vegetable, Corn, Sweet Corn, sy Sweet Corn
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).
Foliage: Green, strap-like foliage.