Vegetables Corn Sweet Corn Xtra-Tender 20173

Xtra-Tender 20173

(F1) Corn Seed

Product ID: 3262

The best-eating midseason super sweet (sh2) bicolor.

7½-8" long ears with 16-18 rows of sweet, tender kernels. Ears have good tip fill and husk cover, snap easily from the stalk, and have a long shelf life. Sweeter and more tender than Xtra-Tender 2573, which it replaced. 6' plants. Intermediate resistance to common rust and Stewart's wilt. Select 3262T (Treated) or 3262 (Untreated). Avg. 3,960 seeds/lb. Packet: 150 seeds.

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Packet

$4.10
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1,000 Seeds

$15.45
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5,000 Seeds

$64.70
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25,000 Seeds

$284.50
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100,000 Seeds

$987.00
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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. 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.
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.
73 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)