Chinese Baby Corn Seeds (Organic)
Corn - Chinese Baby - Zea mays
Tender Annual Heirloom. Also known as Japanese Hulless corn, it grows 4-5' tall and bears 3-6 four inch long ears. This is a nutty, flavorful popcorn. Very productive. Pick early and eat as a fresh corn, good in stir fries or on salads, or allow to mature to dry ears and use as a popcorn.
Did You Know? Baby corn is great in stir-fries, hors d’oeuvres or for pickling.
Soil Temperature: 70-85°F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 4-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 4-5'
Days to Maturity: 83 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Corn is a heavy feeder requiring high amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (NPK). Its weak and shallow root system likes loose soil with a high compost content. A drought tolerant corn.
Planting & Growing: Sow seeds directly outdoors 1 week after the last frost. You can start earlier by using black or green plastic mulches and floating row covers to obtain optimum conditions. Plant in blocks rather than rows to ensure good germination. To prevent cross-pollination, plant different varieties at least 500' apart.
Harvesting & Storage: If using for baby corn, harvest the finger-sized ears about 5 days after the silks appear. For popcorn, allow to grow to full size and harvest when the husks have dried and kernels are plump. Store husk and dry cobs in a cool, well-ventilated space. After one month, test-pop a few kernels every few days until successful. Remove kernels from cobs and store in dark containers.
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