NOTE: Unfortunately, due to an unusually high volume of orders, coupled with COVID-19 restrictions and a significant number of staff isolating and the need for social distancing in our warehouse, we may have to temporarily suspend accepting new orders online when we reach the maximum of orders we can take for each day, but please come back the following day as we reopen the website everyday. Please try to order as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Thank you for your patience and support!
Sweet Corn Earlibird F1
A breakthrough in early high quality super sweet sweet corns. Recorded as the earliest cropping sweet corn in Europe. Sweet and tasty, containing many rows of kernals per cob, full to the tip.
Product Part Number: 14720
When to sow
WHEN TO SOW
April to May.
WHERE TO SOW
Early sowings can be made into pots or modules under glass at 21 degrees C. Later sowings can be made direct into growing site, sowing 2 seeds per sowing station. Sow in blocks as below.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Pot raised seedlings should be gradually hardened off in a cold frame before transplanting into the plot once all risk of frost has passed. Plant in blocks, spacing plants 45cm (18in) apart each way to aid pollination by wind.
Cobs are ready to harvest when the end tassels turn brown. Delicious eaten straight from the plant or cooked and served with a little melted butter.
An excellent source of vitamins A, B and C. Gluten free with a good supply of dietry fibre and protein.