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Silver Queen Hybrid Corn

In this Plant Profile, get specific details, including the characteristics and best uses of Silver Queen Hybrid Corn, one of eight Plant Profiles featured in our Corn Collection.

Silver Queen Hybrid Corn

Silver Queen Hybrid Corn

The Ruby Queen may be colorful, but the Silver Queen corn variety reigns supreme. This most popular SU type needs a long growing season, but it’s worth the wait. A brilliant bright white, the kernels are very tender and flavorful. Though it’s a bit more delicate than other varieties, Silver Queen is so well-loved, it’s worth considering for your corn garden.

Characteristics:

  • Large, 8- to 9-inch ears on 8-foot stalks
  • 14 to 16 rows of pearly white kernels
  • Ready to harvest in 92 days
  • Should be eaten within 24 hours of picking
  • Proven tops for productivity, flavor, and wide adaptability

Have you grown Silver Queen Hybrid corn? If so, tell us your top tips for ensuring a delicious harvest.

 

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