Re: [gardeners] Tuesday in the garden

Liz Albrook (
Tue, 23 Jun 1998 19:30:16 +0000

Harry Boswell <> wrote:

> 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'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.

Hiya Harry,

Sure is good to see you here!  No, I haven't tried Merit but I'll 
sure put it on my list to try.  That's the first variety I've gotten 
a "sweet but corny" recommendation on in 3 years.  Thanks!