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Sweet Corn Earliking F1 - Seeds

Sweet Corn Earliking F1 - Seeds
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Price:  £1.90
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Availability:  

  

17 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  50 seeds approx


Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Sow:  April to May


Reliable early cropper producing good sized sweet cobs. This variety is sturdier than most so well suited to more exposed sites than other corn 

Sow April to May. Sow 2 seeds per 9cm diameter pot and grow on in a greenhouse or sunny windowsill. Towards the end of May gradually hardened off in a cold frame before transplanting into the plot. Plant in blocks, spacing plants 45cm apart. Sweet corn is wind pollinated so need to be planted in blocks to aid the process  

Harvest August to September 

Cobs are ready to harvest when the end tassels turn brown. 


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.