Vegetables Corn Sweet Corn SS3778R

SS3778R

(F1) Treated Corn Seed

Product ID: 3629T

Widely adaptable yellow super sweet (SSW).

Great flavor and superior cool-soil vigor for a super sweet corn. Similar to SS2742, but with all yellow kernels. 8" long ears with 16-18 rows of kernels. Excellent tip fill and husk cover, strong stalk. 5' plants. Intermediate resistance to common rust and Stewart's wilt. Plant Patents #8,822,756, #6,184,438, and #8,796,504. Select 3629T (Treated) or 3629 (Untreated). Avg. 2,700 seeds/lb. Packet: 150 seeds.

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Packet

$4.25
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1,000 Seeds

$13.45
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5,000 Seeds

$59.15
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25,000 Seeds

$255.25
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100,000 Seeds

$896.00
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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.
76 Days
Disease Resistance Codes
R
Common Rust
SW
Stewart’s Wilt
R, SW
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)