Very popular white variety
8-9 in. ears with 14-16 rows
Creamy kernels have sweet flavor
Resists several corn diseases
This white sweet corn has stood the test of time. It’s the most popular and recognizable white sweet corn in America. Silver Queen combines size, sweetness and lasting quality. Its sturdy, stalks produce large, 8- to 9-in. ears with 14-16 rows of creamy kernels. Resists many common corn diseases including Southern Leaf Blight, Northern Leaf Blight and Stewart’s Wilt Disease. A (su) variety, it should be isolated from (sh2) varieties. For best results, sow Silver Queen Sweet Corn seed directly into the garden after soil temperatures have warmed to 60 degrees F. Plant in several short rows rather than one long one. 88 DAYS.
Zea mays ‘Silver Queen’
Height:8 – 9 feet.
Spacing:10 – 12 inches between plants; 30 – 36 inches between rows.
Depth:1 – 2 inches.
Spread:15 – 18 inches.
Light Required:Full Sun
Yield:10 dozen ears/100 foot row.
Size:250 Seed Pkt
Fruit:Small, white, sweet, tender kernels. 14 – 16 rows of bright white kernels per ear.
Days To Maturity:90 Days
Germination:7 – 10 Days
Form:Vegetable, corn, high-sugar hybrid (SU)
Soil Requirements:Loamy Soil
Growth Rate:Medium to fast growth rate.
Seed Count:Approximately 250 seeds per packet sows a 50 ft row. 1/2 lb. =approx. 960 seeds sows 100 ft row, 2 lbs.=approx. 3,840 seeds sows 400 ft row.