Ambrosia - #257 (SE-Heterozygous)
(HYBRID) 75 days. 6-7’H plants produce exceptionally tender, deliciously plump and sweet 8”L x 2” ears bursting with 16 rows of yellow and white kernels. Superb quality. Noted for early vigor. Retains sweetness for up to 10 days after harvest. Short distance shipping. (NCLB, SW) FM, HG
Germination Standard - 75%, Tested - 78% (10/2016), Low Germ
2 oz was $3.40 now $1.70
1/2 lb was $6.80 now $5.50
1 lb was $11.75 now $10.00
5 lb was $53.50 now $50.00
50 lb was $502.50 now $455.00
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.
CORN: Disease Resistance and Tolerance Key
ComR - Common Rust
MDMR - Maize Dwarf Mosaic Rust
NCLB - Northern Corn Leaf Blight
R - Rust
SCLB - Southern Corn Leaf Blight
SW - Stewart's Wilt