Stowell's Evergreen has been a popular sweet corn for home gardeners and market farmers since the mid-1800s. This delicious heirloom was bred by Mr. Nathaniel Newman Stowell for its classic taste and drought tolerance. The praise it received in 1850s has sealed its position as one of the best sweet corns available on the market.
Corn, Stowell's Evergreen
- White kernels
- Ears grow up to 9 inches
- Produces up to 2 ears per stalk
- Sweet corn
- 80-100 days
- 100 seeds/packet
Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost.
For best results, plant in 3 to 6 row blocks instead of a single row
Thin 8" apart.
Keep seeds moist however avoid over saturating seeds
Maturing crops Prefers consistent watering in well-drained soil.
Plan harvest in early morning or in the evening.
If harvesting it for sweet, or milk stage, wait until corn silk is dark brown all the way to the husk.
If harvesting for seed or full maturity, allow corn to dry on stalk, seed corn is most optimal when ears and husk are completely dry and starting to point downwards.