Sweet Corn - Golden Cross Hybrid
A reliable hybrid for most purposes over a wide range of environmental conditions is the reason this variety remains popular. Producing ears 8 inches long with 12 to 16 rows of delicious kernels.
Excellent for canning or freezing. For continuous harvest of Sweet Corn make successive plantings every 2 to 3 weeks during the season. For highest yields fertilize 2 times during the season. When cultivating, pull soil up around plants to help prevent wind damage. Pick when silks turn brown. Best when planted in 4 rows at least 6 plants per row for pollination purposes.
Planting time - Early Spring to Early Summer
Matures in - 78 days
Germinates in - 5 to 10 days
Sowing depth - 1 1/2 inch
Row spacing - 3 feet
Seed spacing - 4-6 inches
Thinning - when plants are 4-5 inches tall, thin to 12 inches apart
Net weight 16 G (Estimated 75 seeds)
Bulk Sweet Corn seed available.
2000 Seeds/lb. Plant 1/4lb per 100ft row.
10lbs of Sweet Corn seed needed per acre.
Average Sweet Corn yield per acre - 238 bushels.