CN379A - Honey and Cream
An old time favorite normal sugary bicolour, this classic still holds its own with good emergence and an heirloom flavour. A good choice for the home garden or roadside stand. Honey and Cream corn seeds boast intermediate to moderate resistance to Common Rust and Northern Corn Leaf Blight. Plants grow to 226cm (89") tall. Ears average 18cm (7") in length, with twelve rows of kernels. This hybrid sweet corn stays sweet for a relatively short time after harvest, but man, is it tasty when picked and cooked fresh! Be sure that the soil temperature is above 15°C (60°F) before planting this untreated corn seed.
Matures in 84 days. (SU hybrid sweet seeds)
- (su) Hybrid sweet
- Good choice for home garden
- Good heirloom flavour
- Resistant to Northern Corn Leaf Blight
- Matures in 80-90 days
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How To Grow
These big plants will grow in almost any soil, but getting the cob to mature is another matter. The maturity of the ears (cobs) is not controlled by the size of the plant, nor by day-length, but by the accumulated heat the plant has had while it grew. They call this the “heat units”. Only temperatures above 50 F count after the last killing frost of spring. Temperatures above 50 F add up to create the heat units. Corn plants generally grow very tall, and will shade other vegetables. Some plants will benefit from this shade, such as lettuce, but heat-loving plants must be placed so that the corn does not shade them. This heavy-feeding plant also provides a stalk for plants such as Pole Beans. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Corn from seeds Guide and grow food.