Ambrosia - #257T
Ambrosia - #257T (SE-Homozygous) (HY) 75 days. 6-7’H plants produce exceptionally tender, deliciously plump and sweet 8”L x 2” ears set at 20”H bursting with 16 rows of bicolor kernels. Superb quality. Noted for early vigor. Retains sweetness for up to 10 days after harvest. A hardy shipper. Fresh Market, Home Garden. Isolation Required. High Resistance: Stewart’s Wilt; Intermediate Resistance: Northern Corn Leaf Blight.
About 3,200 seeds/lb; 200 seeds/oz for Sh2 (Supersweet) varieties
About 2,700 - seeds/lb; 165 seeds/oz for other sweet corn
Companions: Bean, cucumber, melon, parsley, pea, potato, pumpkin, squash.
Allies: Odorless marigold and white geranium deter Japanese beetles. Pigweed raises nutrients from the subsoil to where the corn can reach them.
Enemies: Tomatoes and corn are attacked by the same worm.