Ambrosia Bi-Color Sweet Corn
- Very popular hybrid sweet corn variety with top quality and flavor
- Average emergence and vigor
- Plant into warm soils
- Fungicide and Insecticide Treated – Ambrosia sweet corn seed is not for organic production.
- Sugary Enhanced (SE)
Plant Height: 78″
Ear Length: 8″
Row Count: 16
Disease Resistance: NCLB, SW, R
$17.50 – $387.50
Seed 10-15 lbs/acre or 1lb/1000’ (15,000-24,000 seeds/acre or 1,500-1,600 seeds/1000′). Plant 1 -1 1/2” deep. Row width: 30”-36”, seed spacing: 8”-12”. Min. soil temperature: 55-60°F (treated), 65-70°F (untreated).
Isolate all su, se, and synergistic varieties from super sweets (sh2) Isolate by distance (garden: 25-75 ft, acreage: 250 ft) Isolate by time (plant at 12-14 day intervals).
Fertilize based off soil test results. A common recommendation is to side-dress 1/4 lb. of Urea per 100 foot row once plants reach 1 foot in height.
When kernels are milky plump, about 18-24 days after silks emerge. Heat accelerates development, so monitor closely in hot weather.
Disease Resistance Codes:
NCLB= Northern Corn Leaf Blight
SCLB= Southern Corn Leaf Blight
SW= Stewart’s Wilt
R= Common Rust
MDMV= Maize Dwarf Mosaic Virus
ID= Insufficient Data