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Sweet Corn is another one of those vegetables that tastes so much better picked and cooked fresh! Sweet Corn does best when grown in a sunny spot with shelter. As the plants are wind pollinated they should be grown in blocks with the plants 18in (45cm) apart. Plant out indoor-raised plants at the end of May or early June depending on the weather and stake tall varieties if the position is windy. When roots appear at the base of the stem cover with soiland ensure plants are watered well in dry weather; this is vital when the plants are flowering. Liquid feed when the cobs begin to swell and tap the tops of the plants when the male flowers (tassels) open to help pollination; poor pollination will result in poorly filled cobs. Read more
About our Veg Plants
Vegetable plants are the perfect choice if you don’t have the time or facilities to grow lots of different varieties from seed. They are also useful for replacing plants lost to the weather or pests and diseases. Grown by experienced nurserymen, our plants will be delivered at the right time for growing in their final position on your plot. Hand graded and packed, they are sent directly from the nursery and fully hardened off before despatch. All varieties are supplied with easy-to-follow growing hints and instructions. Show less
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