Sweet Corn: Hawaiian Supersweet #9 White​

$2.00

  • open-pollinated variety
  • silvery white kernels
  • Matures in about 68-75 days

Item Details

“Silver” is a sister of the #9 yellow open-pollinated variety with silvery white kernels. Matures in about 68-75 days.

History of the Plant

White corn was the single most important crop of pre-Columbian North America It formed the identities of the Mesoamericans & North Americans as a staple food source. Corn is part of the Native American “Three Sisters” planting method where corn, squash, and beans are planted simultaneously

HVO Seeds Package

HVO packages our seeds in custom-made foil packets to keep moisture out and extend the seed life. Some of our Foil Packets have a zip-lock seal to maintain freshness. We also insert a silica gel anti-moisture packet in each foil packet.

Growing Media

01

Growing Conditions

For maximum growth and yield, sweet corn should receive full sun. Soil temperature must be at least 50°F for germination and growth, but 60-85°F is ideal. Sweet corn that has germinated can withstand light frosts because the growing point is protected by the outer leaves, but it is important for the soil to be warm enough to allow germination.

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Planting

f the place / container to plant Suci White Corn uses polybag/pot, polybag/pot must be given a hole in the bottom and make it so that the bottom does not touch the ground, so that the water does not stay in the polyamag for too long (can flow out) . For simplicity, before being given planting media (soil), first insert the small stones (or rock fragments) into polybag/pot. These stones serve as a buffer for the growing media while preventing drainage holes from clogging. Then fill polybag/pot with planting media up to 75% – 85% part of polybag/pot (meaning not to the full). The planting media used can be in the form of a mixture of soil, sand or fuel husk, and compost or manure with a ratio of 1 : 1 : 1 or 2 : 1 : 1.

Care

01

WATER

Watering Suci White Corn plants should be done carefully so that the plants are not damaged, both leaves and stems. If the planting media dries easily, then the frequency of watering should be twice a day, ie morning and evening. If the planting media tends to be moist, then watering is only done once a day, morning or evening. It is better not to water during the day, because it can cause plants to wilt.

02

Plant pest control

Plant pests include trips, aphids, mites, whitefly, bark caterpillars, etc. The chances of the emergence of these plant pests will be higher in the dry season. If one plant is exposed to pests and left alone, then the other plants will also be exposed to these pests, so don’t leave them alone. To overcome this, control by spraying insecticides for insect pests and akarisida for mites, every week according to the dose, if needed.

03

Plant Disease control

Plant diseases include sprouting, bacterial wilt, fusarium, anthracnose, leaf rot (choanephora), phytophora blight, leaf spot (cercospora), bacterial spotting, bacterial soft rot, yellow curling, etc. The attack of certain diseases caused by fungi and bacteria will be higher in the rainy season. As with pests, if one plant is exposed to disease and left alone, then the other plants will also get the disease quickly, so don’t leave it. To overcome this, do control by spraying fungicides every week according to the dose, if needed. The dosage instructions are on the related fungicide packaging.

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Harvest

Suci White Corn harvest can be done in 60 – 90 HST (Day after Planting).

Nutrients

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NUTRITIONAL

Here are the nutrition facts for 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of boiled White corn.

  • Calories: 96
  • Water: 73%
  • Protein: 3.4 grams
  • Carbs: 21 grams
  • Sugar: 4.5 grams
  • Fiber: 2.4 grams
  • Fat: 1.5 gram

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MEDICINAL

The same ear of white sweet corn provides 1.93 milligrams of the 14 to 16 milligrams of niacin you require each day. Niacin plays a role in the health of your skin, nerves and digestive system.

Amazing Recipes of White Corn (Coming Soon)

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Silver Queen is a variety of white corn with milky, creamy kernels. It’s beloved for its lightly sweet flavor.

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This side dish recipe for Southern-Style Creamed Corn is easy to make and packed with fresh sweet summer corn. It doesn’t bear any resemblance to the canned variety and, if that is all you have ever had, you are in for a treat. 

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At farmers’ markets, look for Golden Bantam or Silver Queen varieties to make this tarragon creamed corn recipe.

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This fresh Corn Salad recipe is made with fresh sweet corn, chopped cucumber, tomato, onions and fresh basil, and tossed with a zesty dressing. It’s super quick to make and the perfect light salad for summertime.

 

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