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Disease Resistance:


High Resistance


Intermediate Resistance


Southern Corn Leaf Blight


Stewart’s Wilt

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Xtra-Tender 2171

Xtra-Tender 2171(F1) Corn Seed


Product ID: 3895

Early super sweet (sh2) with good cool soil germination.

Widely adaptable variety with excellent eating quality. Better husk protection and tighter, more attractive husks than Xtra-Tender 270A, which it replaced. 16 straight, refined rows on ears that are 8-8½". 6' plants. Good cool-soil vigor. Intermediate resistance to southern corn leaf blight and Stewart's wilt. Select 3895T (Treated) or 3895 (Untreated). Avg. 2,700 seeds/lb. Packet: 150 seeds.

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Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   71

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing Information

Corn, Super Sweet

CULTURE: Super sweet corn is different from normal sweet corn because it contains a gene called "shrunken-2," or "sh2" for short. Preplan to isolate home garden plantings of super sweets 300 feet) from non-super sweet varieties or by a 10 day planting date/maturity difference. Extensive crossing will cause toughness in both types. For complete information, please read our technical sheet, Super Sweet Corn Production, formally known as the 10 Golden Rules.
AVG. SEEDING RATE: 1M/500', 5M/2,500', 25M/12,500' 30M/acre at 2 seeds/ft. in rows 36" apart.
SEEDS/LB.: Avg. 2,900.
150 seeds, sows 75' at 2 seeds/ft.

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