American Dream - #290T
(Sh2) (HY) 77 days. 2018 AAS WINNER! With its excellent germination, very tender, super sweet kernels, this newbie will make a great addition to the home garden! Vigorous, sturdy 6-7’H plants produce 7-8”L x 2” ears set at 26”H with 16-18 rows of super tender and sweet bicolor kernels wrapped in a very protective attractive husk. Extraordinary tip fill. Very adaptable. Replaces Xtra-Tender 277A. Perfect fresh, roasted, grilled, canned or frozen. Isolation required. Intermediate Tolerance: 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.