We are delighted to offer the fantastic VEGETABLE GLASS GEM CORN 20 SEEDS (ORGANIC). Everything five pounds (or less!)
A stunningly beautiful flint/ popcorn variety producing cobs in an endless kaleidoscope of colours with Translucent kernels that shine remarkably like glass beads. The plants are vigorous and can reach 2m+ and therefore not fit for exposed websites. The Cobs can be dried for decorations, utilized as popping corn or ground for flour. To get completely mature cobs which have actually started to dry on the plant this variety does ideally require to be started under cover in order to provide as long a growing season as possible. Best in a protected warm location. Will not grow on cold or exposed websites. Planting Depth: 10mm Soil Temp. for Germ.: 65-80 ° F Days to Germ.: 4-12 Plant Spacing:18 -24" Days to Maturity: 100-120 Location: Full Sun Ensure the growing location is protected, has excellent drainage and sufficient humus to ensure the ground will not dry too rapidly. Plant in early spring under cover in 3in pots 1in deep for the earliest crop at a minimum temperature of 65F, warmth will assist germination rates. Harden off before planting out. Corn needs to be planted in blocks, not as a single row to ensure excellent pollination. This variety is vigorous and require s space between plants Cover any roots that appear at the base with mulch or old compost to maintain moisture. Do not permit the crop to dry during heat whilst blooming. These do require a long season to allow the cobs to start drying on the plants.
"Soil Association" registered and certified Organic - AP22387.
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