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Sweetcorn 'Swift' F1 Hybrid

Zea mays, Sweetcorn 'Extra Tender and Sweet'

Half-hardy Annual

Tendersweet. Superior in both taste and texture, Sweetcorn Swift F1 is quicker to germinate and has better vigour than other varieties. Produces 2-3, 18cm (7½in) cobs per plant, each with 16-18 rows of bright yellow tender sweet kernels. Flavour guide: rich and sugar-sweet. Sweetcorn Extra Tender & Sweet F1 has long lasting flavour and is easy to grow. Isolation from other sweetcorn varieties not required.

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Flowering Period:
July, August
Sowing Months:
April, May
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (30 sweetcorn seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • £2.69
Sow seeds April to May. Germinate at 20-30C (68-86F) on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost in 7.5cm (3in) pots. Cover seeds with a layer of compost or vermiculite, 1cm (0.5in) deep. Place in a propagator or seal container in a polythene bag until after germination which takes 6-10 days.

Plant out after all risk of frost 45cm (18in) apart in blocks to aid pollination. Once the cobs start to form, water regularly. Cobs are ripe when the liquid of the grains is thin and creamy.

Requires a fertile soil in a sunny position.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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