Vegetables Corn Sweet Corn Xtra-Tender 277A

Xtra-Tender 277A

(F1) Corn Seed

Product ID: 2637

Bicolor super sweet (sh2) with exceptional eating quality.

Ears avg. 7½" long with 18-20 rows of exceptionally sweet, tender kernels. Average germination vigor. Recommended minimum soil temperature at planting is 60° (16°C). 7' plants. Intermediate resistance to common rust, northern corn leaf blight, southern corn leaf blight, and Stewart's wilt. Select 2637T (Treated) or 2637 (Untreated). Avg. 3,300 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

$70.80
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25,000 Seeds

$341.25
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100,000 Seeds

$1,288.00
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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.
81 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Disease Resistance Codes
NCLB
Northern Corn Leaf Blight
R
Common Rust
SCLB
Southern Corn Leaf Blight
SW
Stewart’s Wilt
NCLB, R, SCLB, 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. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Hybrid (F1)