Ed Hume Seeds

Frosty (White) Corn

SWEET CORN Frosty

SE White Hybrid


A superior sugary enhancer type white sweet corn. Ears are tender and flavorful, 8 inches long with 16 rows of kernels. It is vigorous in growth and earlier maturing than other varieties of quality white sweet corn. Approximately 75 relative days to maturity.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Outdoors in late spring when soil and weather have warmed and all danger of frost has passed. Sow seeds 4 to 6 inches apart and 1 inch deep.

SPACING: When planted in traditional garden rows space rows 24 to 30 inches apart.

THINNING: When established seedlings are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin them 8 to 12 inches apart.

GERMINATION: Usually 7 to 10 days. Keep seedbed moderately moist during germination. Plant in full sun.

Ed's Special Advice

To conserve space and for best pollination, plant in blocks made up of short rows, thinned to 8 to 12 inches apart in all directions. Fertilize and cultivate soil prior to planting. Sweet corn benefits from a side dressing of fertilizer before tassels appear. Water deeply when soil is dry. To preserve best flavor and tenderness, pick corn just a few minutes before use. Remove cornstalks from garden after end of harvest. Compost or use stalks for decoration.

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