Swift is a first early, extra tender variety which produces heavy cobs of superb sweet flavour and texture, with approximately 14 to 16 rows of delicious golden kernels. As this is a super sweet variety, it will need much more moisture to ensure successful germination. It is an easy to grow extra tender and sweet variety and has better vigour than most others.
Sweet Corn is a tender vegetable that needs a good summer to produce at its best. Given a sheltered spot and using early varieties, this delicious vegetable is now quite at home in northern counties. Sweet Corn is at its most tasty when cooked as close to picking time as possible.
Sweetcorn varies in sweetness varieties are available in three different types which, wherever possible, should be grown quite separately to prevent cross pollination which may result in tough starchy kernels in the extra sugary types.
SU Normal sugar
SE Sugar enhanced
SH2 Super sweet with shrunken kernels - this type will need much more moisture to ensure successful germination.