Average Packet content 35 seeds
Beautiful bi-coloured corn which has super sweet, tender and juicy kernels in yellow and cream. The cobs are 18-20cm and around 4-5cm thick and the plants grow to just over 150cm (5") so are ideal for smaller gardens. Developed by Dr William Tracy at the University of Wisconsin. Harvest mid August-October. Height 150-200cm (59-79"); spread 30-40cm (12-16").
Sow singly in pots April-May in a warm greenhouse/frame at 18-21°C (65-70°F). Plant out 35cm apart late May-early June after hardening off. Plant in blocks (rather than long rows) to assist pollination and increase cob production.
Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or one seed per 5cm pot in a greenhouse at approximately 18-21 degrees using a good quality compost. Cover seeds with 2.5cm of compost. Grow on carefully planting out when the risk of frost has passed, allowing 40cm between plants each way in a block pattern to aid pollination. Can also be sown directly outside, 2 seeds per station, thinning to the strongest seedling.
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