Sweet Corn - Country Gentleman - Seeds & Bulbs
Corn - Sweet (su)
Named for a famous 19th century American agricultural magazine, Country Gentleman is an excellent old variety of corn for the home gardener. Plants are 6 to 7 feet tall and ears are 8 inches long. The kernels are unusual - they are arranged in a zig zag pattern, not in the usual 'row' pattern as seen in most corns. Also know as Shoe Peg corn. Very tasty and excellent for making cream corn. This packet plants 1 6-foot row.
Days to Maturity: 90
When to Sow Outside: Spring, a week or two after last average frost date.
When to Sow Inside: Corn does not transplant well and should not be started indoors.
Seed Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: 6
Row Spacing: 2' to 3'
Days to Emerge: 5 to 10
Thinning: When 4" tall thin to 1' apart.