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Sweet Corn Types

Sweet corn has come a long way! Choose from the following types:

Sugary-Enhanced Hybrids (se)

•  Superior tenderness, creamy texture and good "corn" flavor.
•  Higher sugar levels than (su) varieties resulting in hybrids that hold their quality longer than a week.
•  Isolate from all (sh2) and (su) corn varieties.

Normal or High-Sugar Hybrids (su)

•  Hearty corn flavor and firm, creamy texture—has been grown and enjoyed for many years.
•  Sugars convert to starches quickly so best eaten shortly after harvest.
•  Vigorous germination and easy to grow.
•  Isolate from (sh2) varieties.

Super-Sweet Hybrids (sh2)

•  Extra-sweet flavor and crisp texture.
•  Higher sugar content than (se) and (su) varieties, as well as a slower conversion of sugars to starches—holds more than a week.
•  Isolate from (su), (se) and (sy) types.

Synergistic Hybrids (sy)

•  Combines the best characteristics of (sh2) and (se) types—very high sugar content; tender-crisp texture; and slow conversion of sugars to starches.
•  Isolate from (sh2) and (su) varieties.

Simply Irresistible™ & Gotta Have It® Hybrids

•  Sweet flavor, tender-crisp texture & rich corn taste.
•  Slow conversion of sugars to starches—holds more than 2 weeks.
•  Isolate from all (se) and (su) varieties.

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