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Garden Paradise Seeds

F1 Sweetcorn Seeds | Golden Eagle

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DESCRIPTION

HOW TO GROW SWEETCORN FROM SEEDS

Sweetcorn does not tolerate frost and prefers a warm climate. Once the ground has warmed up, it is safest to plant the seeds in pots in a greenhouse, hoop house, or cold frame. That way, you can begin sowing three to four weeks before your last frost date and enjoy a head start on outdoor-sown corn. Sow eight to ten seeds 1cm deep into 10cm wide pots. Seed-starting potting mixes or general-purpose potting mixes will work fine. Alternatively, sow into smaller pots or plug trays, sowing two seeds to each pot or module and removing the weaker seedling.

CARE AFTER GERMINATION OF SWEETCORN

After you have removed your young plants from their pots, carefully tease their roots apart. Make sure you retain as much soil as possible around the roots. Now plant your sweet corn 45cm apart in both directions. For each plant, dig a hole, place the seeds in the hole, and then firm the soil back down. Sweet corn hates the cold. Keep pots moist as they grow on. Using your hands, remove any weeds that grow within your sweetcorn and continue the wedding while you can still reach between the plants. Sweetcorn is sturdy and shouldn’t need support. As the silks appear and the cobs begin to form in late summer, they will benefit from watering in arid weather.

SWEETCORN USES AND HEALTH BENEFITS

In addition to its versatility, sweetcorn has been a staple food for centuries. It is a tasty addition to soups, salads, and pizza toppings. Cornmeal, polenta, cornmeal, and syrup can all be made with it directly off the cob. Vitamin C, abundant in corn, protects your cells from damage and helps prevent diseases such as cancer and heart disease. Corn is a good source of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which are essential for maintaining good eye health and preventing cataracts.

Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.

Specifications:

  • Product type: Sweetcorn Seeds
  • USDA Zone: 4-8
  • Feature: Fast Growing
  • Soil: Fertile, Moist
  • Harvest Time: 3-4 Months
  • Kingdom: Plantae 
  • Scientific name: Zea mays subsp. mays
  • Order: Poales
  • Higher classification: Corn
  • Rank: Subspecies
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Subfamily: Panicoideae
  • Uses: Beneficial Vegetables

Shipping Information:

  • Ireland & Northern Ireland: Orders placed before 4 p.m. will be delivered the next day, otherwise usually two working days. 
  • Shipping Cost: From 2,00 Euros
  • Rest of the World : 3-11 Working Days
  • Shipping Cost: From 2,90 Euros
  • - Except for Australia & New Zealand, shipping costs are from 3.50 Euros.

Here at Garden Paradise Seeds, we are dedicated to providing the best quality products with the best customer service in the entire market. To fulfill every customer's needs, we stand with them from the moment they purchase our product to the day they retire it. In case of questions, don't hesitate to ask as we are always available to assist you.