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Silver Queen Hybrid Corn Seeds

  • Silver Queen Hybrid Corn Seeds

Product Description

Silver Queen Hybrid Corn Seeds

20 Gram Packet: approx seed count=100

The Silver Queen Hybrid is a very popular white corn with 8 inch ears. The ears grow 14-16 rows of delicious kernels. The Silver Queen variety of corn is widely adapted to many different areas.

  • Zea mays
  • 95% Germination rate
  • 88 days from plant until harvest
  • 99% Pure
  • Country of Origin: USA
Planting instructions:Plant Silver Queen corn when all danger of frost is gone in a sunny location. The ground should be enriched with organic material then cultivated and loosened for best results. Press soil firmly over seeds and keep moist. Plant in blocks of at least four rows side by side to insure best results from pollination. Avoid one long row style planting. Plant Silver Queen corn every three weeks for extended harvest. Different varieties of corn should generally be separated from Silver Queen by 500 feet to prevent cross pollination.
Planting Depth Seed Spacing Row Spacing Germination Temperature Germination Time in Days Average Planting Dates Seeds per foot row Spacing after Thinning Days to maturity
1-1 1/2" 4-6" 30-36" 50-85 7-10 5/5-7/1 1 8-12" 88

Care:Control weeds weekly by cultivating to form hills around corn. Silver Queen corn enjoys occasional deep watering in hot temperature areas.

Harvesting:Pick ears when firm and silk turns sandy brown. The kernels should be milky and tender when tested with thumbnail.

Nutritional Value: Excellent source of minerals and vitamins.

Collecting Seed: Leave a few long healthy Silver Queen cobs on the stalk until the kernels show denting. Pick the Silver Queen cobs and dry the kernels completely before removing them from the cob. Store in a cool, dry area.
-Most hybrids like Silver Queen will be sterile or not produce true to parent-

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