Re: [gardeners] Tuesday in the garden

Harry Boswell (
Tue, 23 Jun 1998 21:21:05 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 23 Jun 1998, Liz Albrook wrote:

> Is this the analog to Silver Queen?  I'm *still* looking for corn 
> that has a strong corn taste and is sweet.  Supersweet varieties are 
> way too sweet for me and many of the sugary enhanced varieties are 
> also heavy on the sweet, light on the corn taste.  How does yours 
> taste?
> I grew Incredible last year and it was better than some I've tried 
> but a long way from perfect.  What I'd like is something with a 
> Golden Bantam taste that's the size of an ear of Silver Queen.

Hi Liz,

I'm assuming you've tried Merit.  It's Janet's favorite, sweet but with
a "corny" taste.  I love Butterfruit, which is a supersweet, but it idn't
relaible here, so it's something of a rarity.

Harry Boswell         
USDA Zone 8 (Mississippi USA)
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