Sweet Corn Seed

Hybrid Sweet Corn

Planting Guide

50 foot Row: 1/4 lb.

Per Acre: 9 to 12 lbs.

Planting Depth: 1 to 2 inches

Spacing in Row: 8 to 9 inches

Rows Apart: 3 to 4 feet

Planting Date: After danger of frost, every 2 weeks until mid-July

Days to germinate: 10

Fertilizer: 1 lb. 5-10-10 or 4-8-12 per 25 ft row.

Common Insects: Corn Ear Worm, European Corn-Borer

Notes: Needs 3 months of warm, sunny weather to mature. Needs generous quantities of nutrients especially potash and phosphorus. Plant in square area block with at least 3 adjacent rows of the same variety. Keep weed free. Shallow cultivation important until tassels appear, then stop. Sweet Corn is more sensitive to cold than field corn.