Growing Calendar for Sweetcorn Alliance F1 Hybrid Seeds
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Enjoy trying sweetcorn Alliance on your own plot; every cobs on each plant is packed full of juicy kernels from the base to the tip and your plants are particularly tough to withstand the varying weathers typical in a UK summer.
We recommend that you find a space to form a grid of sweetcorn. This means the female flowers are more likely to catch the pollen off the male flowers at the top of the plants and give you cobs quicker.
When your plant start to flower at the top of the stem (they look like a fountain of seeds) tap the stems to encourage the pollen to fall and fertilise the female flowers below which form the edible cobs.
How to sow:
Sow indoors or outdoors to suit your vegetable plot and whether you have a greenhouse to grow seedlings on. The good news is that the seeds of sweetcorn are nice and big so easy to handle.
If you have a greenhouse sow seeds indoors from March to May in individual pots 2cm (3/4in) deep filled with moist compost specially formulated to grow on seedlings. Put your pots somewhere with an ambient temperature of 18°C (64°F) until transplanting. Plant out in June.
Sow outdoors in May to August 2cm (3/4in) deep on a moist seed bed 25cm (10in) apart in a grid formation. Water regularly.
Have only just sown them, but they look in good condition and I hope they will perform well.
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days