Sweet Corn Seeds - Double Standard
Packet content 20 seeds. A strong-growing, early maturing variety that's ideal for northern areas as well as those in the south. Produces nice sized cobs of approximately 18cm (7") in length, with 12-14 rows of kernels.
Sowing Period: April to May
Harvesting/Flowering Period: August to September
Sow 2.5cm (1") deep singly in 7.5cm (3") pots of seed compost at 13-16°C (55-60°F). Germination 10-12 days. Grow on in good light and gradually harden off before planting outside in a sunny, sheltered position in May or early June. Grow in blocks rather than rows setting plants 38cm (15") apart each way. Alternatively sow mid to early June outdoors in blocks, setting 2-3 seeds in groups spaced 38cm (15") apart each way. Cover with jam jars/cloches until the young plants develop. Do not grow near other sweet corn. Sowing ➞ Cropping: 14-16 weeks.
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