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Zea mays var. rugosa 'Supersweet'

Supersweet Corn

Supersweet Corn (sh2)
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Zea mays var. rugosa 'Supersweet'
Principal Common Name Supersweet Corn
Common Name(s) Supersweet Corn (Sh2)
Synonym
Description Supersweet corn hybrids have crisp texture and sweet flavor. They last 4-6 days in the refrigerator.
General Comments For best flavor separate from non supersweet hybrids by 100 ft or more, or plant other variety with 10-14 day difference in ripening.
Origin
Nativity Tropical America
Height Range 5 - 8 FT
Spread Range 2 - 3 FT
Flower Showy N
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24 : 25 : 26 : 27 : 28 : 29 : 30 : 31 : 32 : 33 : 34 : 35 : 36 : 37 : 38 : 39 : 40 : 41 : 42 : 43 : 44 : 45
USDA Zones 1 : 2a : 2b : 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11 : 12
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Blade-like : Dull : Grass-like : Narrow : Strap-like
Form Edible
Flower Color
Flower Time Summer
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Any : Loose : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium : Seasonal - summer water
Outstanding Features Edible : Flavor

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