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American Dream

(F1) Corn Seed

Product ID: 4393

New! Full-season bicolor with premium flavor.

Exceptionally tender and sweet. The finest eating quality available in sweet corn. Produces tidy ears that look great on the farm stand and deliver on fresh-market flavor. Adaptable variety with excellent tip fill and strong husk protection. Replaces Xtra-Tender 277A. Intermediate resistance to northern corn leaf blight. AAS winner. Avg. 3,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 150 seeds.

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Packet

$4.25
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1,000 Seeds

$14.15
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5,000 Seeds

$62.10
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25,000 Seeds

$269.00
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100,000 Seeds

$865.00
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Additional Information



CULTURE: Super sweet corn is different from normal sweet corn because it contains a gene called "shrunken-2," or "sh2" for short. Plan to isolate home garden plantings of super sweets 300 feet from non-super sweet varieties or stagger 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. Sow 3/4-1" deep, 6-7" apart (or 2 seeds every 9", thinning to 1 plant), rows 30-36" apart. Increase this rate for untreated seeds. Arrange in blocks of at least 4 rows for proper pollination, which is needed for well-filled ears. Successive plantings can be made through early summer; most growers prefer to extend the sweet corn season by planting a few varieties of different maturities.

INSECT PESTS:
Consult your local Extension office for Integrated Pest Management information. Reduce insect pests in the next corn crop by prompt plowing-in or removal and composting of cornstalks after harvest.

HARVEST:
When kernels are full and "milky," generally indicated by a drying and browning of the ear silks. Record the date on which about half the plants show silk. Corn is ready to eat 18-24 days after ear silks first show; the warmer the weather, the sooner you can pick it.
DAYS TO MATURITY: Varies widely with weather conditions and planting dates. Use these figures to compare one variety to another, not to accurately predict maturity on a given day.

AVG. SEEDING RATE:
1M/500', 5M/2,500', 25M/12,500' 30M/acre at 2 seeds/ft. in rows 36" apart.

SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/LB.: Avg. 2,900.

PACKET:
150 seeds, sows 75' at 2 seeds/ft.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Zea mays
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
77 Days
Disease Resistance Codes
NCLB
Northern Corn Leaf Blight
NCLB
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Hybrid (F1)
Product Features
AAS (All-America Selections) Winners AAS (All-America Selections) Winners
All-America Selections is an independent, non-profit organization that tests new, never-before-sold crop varieties, and then introduces only the best garden performers as AAS Winners.
AAS (All-America Selections) Winners