Corn – Golden Cross Bantam Zea Mays This annual gives sweet golden ears of corn that are about 8″ long. The kernels are wonderfully colored with fantastic flavor. Grows well in cooler areas such as costal regions. Suggested Planting Requirements:…
Corn, Golden Cross Bantam
Corn – Golden Cross Bantam
This annual gives sweet golden ears of corn that are about 8″ long. As Grandpa always used to say…plant in late April for “knee high by the 4th of July” stalks. The kernels are wonderfully colored with fantastic flavor. Grows well in cooler areas such as costal regions.
Suggested Planting Requirements: Success with your corn crop with greatly increase if nitrogen fixing plants are planted prior to corn season and let to “winter over” or become a cover crop. This allows the nitrogen fixing plants like beans, to condition the soil prior to planting the corn. You may also add compost, bone meal or kelp fertilizers.
Growing Recommendations: Corn is directly sown into the ground for best results. To ensure quality pollination of corn plant in blocks of 4+ rows of 5 stalks. Grow in groups or rows allowing for optimal pollination. Groups or rows should have no less than four ears of corn.
Harvesting & Storage: Corn can be harvested after the suggested period given on package. Harvesting to soon can lead to less kernel production and less sweet ears of corn. You can harvest by simply pulling the ear of corn from the stock. Once harvested use quickly or freeze.
|Days to Germination:||7-14+|
|Days to Maturity:||40-65+|
|Length at Maturity:||5’-7’|
|Lighting Requirements:||Full Sun|
Available package: 50 seeds
|Dimensions||0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 in|