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Silver Duchess (sy) Sweet Corn

  • SKU: 02091
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 200 seeds per pkt
  • Zones: 3 - 9 annual
  • Height: 8 - 9 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Germination: 5 - 8 days.
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Silver Duchess (sy) Sweet Corn

Description
Better than Silver Queen!
This improved version of Silver King and Silver Queen is sure to win your heart! Silver Duchess consistently produces 9-in. white ears with 16 rows of bright, white kernels that are sugary sweet, crisp and filled to the tips. Nice, protective husk. Resistant to Common Rust, Stewart's Wilt and Northern Leaf Blight. Synergistic. 78 DAYS.

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Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measureapprox. 200 seeds per pkt
  • FormUpright.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height 8 - 9 feet.
  • Spread15 - 18 inches.
  • Spacing10 - 12 inches between plants; 30 - 36 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • ColorWhite sweet corn.
  • Fruit Silver Duchess consistently produces 9-in. white ears with 16 rows of bright, white kernels that are sugary sweet, crisp and filled to the tips.
  • Germination5 - 8 days.
  • Soil RequirementsDeep, rich, well-drained loam soil.
  • Growth RateMedium to fast growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 200 seeds per packet. 1/2 lb. = 960, 2 lbs.= 3,840.
  • Comments Resistant to Common Rust, Stewart's Wilt and Northern Leaf Blight.
  • Yield10 dozen ears/100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameZea mays 'Silver Duchess'; Family: Poaceae (Grass Family)
  • HeaderBetter than Silver Queen!
  • Depth1 - 2 inches.
  • Days To Maturity78 days.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants
1A-4A 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
4B 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
5A 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 5/14 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
5B 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
6A 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 5/11
6B 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/26 - 5/11
7A 4/23 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/19 - 5/11
7B 4/2 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/11
8A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/19 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/29 - 5/11
9A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
10A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/16 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
Last Order Date 5/28 6/11 6/4 5/7
Zones Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
4B 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
5A 4/1 - 6/1 3/19 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/2 - 6/22
5B 3/19 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 3/30 - 6/8 3/19 - 6/22
6A 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
6B 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
7A 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
7B 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
8A & B 2/19 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
10A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
Last Order Date 5/28 1A-7B: 6/18 6/4 1A-7B: 6/18
8A-10B: 5/21 8A-10B: 5/21

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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