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Ambrosia Hybrid Sweet Corn F1


Ambrosia Sweet Corn is a hybrid, bicolor sweet corn with a stunning appearance and even better taste. Sugary-enhanced (se) variety. Zea mays. 75 days to maturity. Approx. 3,500 seeds per lb.

Treatment: Untreated


Ambrosia Sweet Corn is a hybrid, sugary-enhanced variety with a beautiful, bicolor appearance and even better taste. In Greek mythology, ambrosia was known as "the food of the gods," and this sweet corn doesn't disappoint. Plants grow to 6.5' tall with ears that are 8" long and 2" in diameter. Cobs have a checkerboard appearance of white and yellow kernels. Ambrosia is a great variety for fresh eating and a fresh pot of Ambrosia Sweet Corn won't last long on the table. Because it's a sugary-enhanced variety, it can be stored for up to 10 days while keeping it's sweet flavor. It also holds well when creamed and frozen.


Growing Information

Sweet corn should be planted in the spring after the last frost date. Sweet corn can be grown throughout the warmer months up until fall, as long as time is permitted for harvest before first frost. Succession planting is recommended with at least two plantings, one in early spring and one in late summer/early fall. Corn ear worm pressure will be greater in the warmer months, but this can be alleviated by applying spinosad to silks and tassels once they appear.

We recommend planting sweet corn using a walk-behind planter like our Hoss Garden Seeder. Once plants emerge, thin plants to 6-8" depending on adequate irrigation. If drip irrigation is used, in-row spacing may be as close as 6". If water is scarce, a wider in-row spacing will be necessary. For pollination purposes, corn should be planted in a square plot with rows on 30-36" spacing. Planting a few long rows will result in poor germination and absence of kernels on the cobs.

Ambrosia Sweet Corn Planting Information

Planting Method: direct seed

When to Plant: after last frost

Planting Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: 6-8"

Row Spacing: 30-36"

Days to Maturity: 75

Disease Resistance: Stewart's Wilt

Check out our Corn Growing Guide to learn more about how to grow corn in your garden.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Ambrosia Hybrid Sweet Corn F1

Came up good and is growing well.

Daryl Williams

This corn variety has a good size ear full of kernels. The corn is sweet and tastes great. This is my second year of planting it and I plan for many more.

Kirk Franklin
Planted and Up

95-100% have come up and growing.