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Picasso Hybrid Sweet Corn (sy)

Colorful corn with sweet and nutty flavors

Picasso Hybrid Sweet Corn (sy)

Colorful corn with sweet and nutty flavors

  • Tassels, silks, and husks grow in shades of red and pink
  • Unique combination of hybrid sweetness and old-fashioned flavors
  • A beautiful ornamental edible
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Product Description

With a complex flavor ranging from sweet to nutty, Sweet Corn Picasso is a must-try for corn lovers. The tassels, silks, and husks display attractive shades of red and pink, while the corn cob itself varies in shades of yellow and white, bringing a uniquely colorful touch to your vegetable garden. Those beautiful cobs will grow up to 8" long. Plant Picasso in deep, rich, well-drained loam soil, either in the yard or in one of our large Grow Tubs! An outstanding performer and staff favorite in our research garden, Sweet Corn Picasso is a true masterpiece! 75 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Zea mays '11B3161'
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 6 - 7 feet.
  • Spacing: 10 - 12 inches between plants; 30 - 36 inches between rows. 5 inches apart, rows 24 inches apart. After seedlings come up, thin plants to 10 inches apart.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Spread: 12 inches.
  • Color: Bicolor
  • Foliage: Red & green striped husks and foliage.
  • Depth: 1-2 inches.
  • Days to Maturity: 75 days.
  • Fruit: 8 inch bicolor ears.
  • Soil Preference: Deep, rich, well-drained loam soil.
  • Form: Upright stalk
  • Seed Count: A packet of 250 sweet corn seeds sows a 50 ft row.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

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

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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