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Farm and Feeds > Corn > Sugar Baby Sweet Corn | Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc.
Sugar Baby Sweet Corn Seeds (‘SE’ Bi-Colour Type) 1565 Good cool soil performance permits earlier planting. Reddish green husks cover 20 cm (8″) ears filled with 12-16 rows of sweet, refined kernels. Good tip fill, easy picking and fine appearance! Irrigation essential.
6 seed/gram When planting in rows, space the seed 10-15 cm (4-6″) apart, later thinning to 20-30 cm (8-12″) apart with the rows 55-75 cm (22-30″) apart. To ensure proper pollination, plant at least 3 to 4 rows. Corn can also be planted with 3 to 4 seeds per hill in hills spaced 30 cm (12″) apart. Plant 250 gr (1/2 lb) to a 30 m (100′) row; 4.5-6.8 kg (10-15 lbs) per acre. Work in a good general vegetable fertilizer at planting, keep weeds under control and the soil evenly watered through the season. Sowing Temperature Guidelines. Sow only when soils have warmed to 18 C. Some years this happens in mid May, other years we need to wait until late May or early June.
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