Vegetables Corn Sweet Corn Xtra-Tender 3473

Xtra-Tender 3473

(F1) Corn Seed

Product ID: 3098

White super sweet (sh2).

7½-8" long ears have well-filled, rounded tips, very good flavor, and 16-18 rows. Medium-dark green husks provide good tip cover. 6' plants. Best at latitude 38° and higher. Good cool soil vigor. Intermediate resistance to common rust, northern corn leaf blight, southern corn leaf blight, and Stewart's wilt. Select 3098T (Treated) or 3098 (Untreated). Avg. 2,850 seeds/lb. Packet: 150 seeds.

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Packet

$4.10
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1,000 Seeds

$13.35
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5,000 Seeds

$58.80
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25,000 Seeds

$254.00
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100,000 Seeds

$892.00
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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.
75 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), 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.<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)