sweetcorn help

oldpotMay 10, 2012

i sowed (in smallpots) so cheap pks of sweetcorn (20 and 50 cents i payed)of stowell evergreen and golden cross bantam to try as got space left in veg plot and thought i try sweetcorn again only grow sweetcorn once before about 4 years back ,Ok i read that you cannot plant 2 variety of sweetcorn next to each other (that what i was going to do) ok can i or cannot plant these 2 variates in blocks next to each other if not which one should i keep .

ty

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farmerdill

Best case: Stowells Evergreen has a longer maturity date than Golden Cross Bantam so pollination may not overlap.

Worse case: If cross pollination does occur you may get some bicolor ears. Will not be detrimental to eating quality.

Successfully transplanting with out disturbing the roots will be the bigger problem.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 12:58PM
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oldpot

ty farmerdill
i was not sure the maturity dates of both of them but for 60 cent i might use them both still

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 2:46PM
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