American Beauty XR - #293T
(Sh2) (HY) 76 days. White kernels. Building on the success of American Dream, American Beauty XR offers phenomenal eating quality with excellent tenderness, sweetness and flavor. Sturdy 6-7’H plants produce 7-7 ½”L x 2” ears with 16-18 full rows at 32”H of premium quality tasting stunning white plump kernels. Excellent tip fill. Medium light green tight husks provide superb protection. Fresh Market, Home Garden. Isolation Required. High Resistance: Common Rust (RpGDJ), 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.