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Corn Sweet Luscious (bicolor) Organic Seeds | Botanical Interests. High Quality Seed.
Corn Sweet Luscious (bicolor) Organic Seeds

Corn Sweet Luscious (bicolor) Organic Seeds

Zea mays var rugosa (hybrid)

Item #3019

75 days. Summertime and corn on the cob! If we had to choose just two vegetables that are much better home-grown than store-bought, corn and tomatoes would be our choice. Luscious is a bi-color corn that matures in 75 days — an advantage in a areas with a shorter growing season. Flavorful 8" ears with 16 to 18 rows of very tender kernels hold their sweetness and flavor longer than other varieties.

This packet sows two 6-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1" - 1½"

Seed Spacing:
2 seeds
every 12"

Row Spacing:
2' - 3'

Thinning:
When 4" tall, thin to 1 every 12"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost and when soil temperatures are warm (60 - 65ºF).

When to start inside: not recommended; corn seed does not transplant well.

Special sowing instructions: easy to grow from seed. Since pollination occurs from wind, corn seed should be sown in short, parallel rows or blocks.

Harvesting: Corn is ready about 3 weeks after the silks appear; harvest when the silks are brown, but not dried, and the husks are dark green; ears should be plump. Pull back the husk and pop a kernel with your thumb; a milky juice squirting out means corn is ready. If juice is watery, corn is still immature.

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