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Sweet Corn Xtra-Tender F.1. Hybrid

Code: M6865

Extra tender & sweet - genius

The 'Queen' of sweet corn. Extremely tender kernels result in easy eating!
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Planting Instruction
  • How to Sow: Choose a well drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or, after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 15 cm apart, in rows 75 cm apart and to a depth of 3 cm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep trays or seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 days. Apply fruit fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products.
  • Hints & Tips: This hybrid variety is renowned for its disease resistance, as well as its sweetness and tenderness. For successful wind pollination, plant in a block pattern.
  • CAUTION: Seed is fungicide treated to minimise fungal attack during seed germination and as a regulatory requirement. Do not eat seed or feed to animals.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
Specs & Warranty
Seed Count Approx. 35 seeds
Botanical Name Zea mays var. saccharata
Best Months To Sow - Temperate Regions Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Best Months To Sow - Warmer Regions Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens
Seed Planting Depth 3cm
Seed Spacing 15cm
Harvest/Maturity 13-16 weeks


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