Country Gentleman

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One of the best! Country Gentleman Sweet Corn (Zea mays) yields 7- to 8-inch long ears with irregularly spaced white kernels. Plump and juicy, this “shoe-peg” type has wonderful flavor. Pick fresh and boil quickly for a taste treat that’s out of this world! (90 days) Learn about Growing Corn here.

Each packet contains approximately 125 seeds.

Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Plant this warm-season vegetable directly into the soil two weeks after your average last-frost date. Sow 1 inch deep, 8 to 12 inches apart. Crops require full sun, ample water and deep rich organic soil to perform well.

Harvest ears three weeks after tassels appear. Look for brown silks, dark green husks and plump kernels that squirt “milky” liquid when pinched; clear juice is immature. Prepare and cook shortly after picking — flavor is lost quickly!