Corn Sweet SugarPearl (white) Organic Seeds

Corn Sweet SugarPearl (white) Organic Seeds

Zea mays var rugosa (hybrid)

Item #3018

75 days. Nothing beats the sweetness and snow white color of SugarPearl! Grown on the western slope of Colorado, SugarPearl was bred to be a sugary-enhanced (se) sweet corn with exceptional sweetness, and the ability to hold its flavor longer. No need to get the pot boiling before you go out and pick—this one stays fresh and sweet for a few days after harvesting.

This packet sows three 8-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1" - 1½"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 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 temperature is at least 60°F.

When to start inside: Not recommended.

Special sowing instructions: Since pollination occurs by wind, corn 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. To test for ripeness, gently pull back the husk and pop a kernel with your fingernail; a milky juice squirting out means corn is ready. If juice is watery, corn is still immature.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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