Sweetcorn (Unusual) Minipop
Sweet Corn Minipop is a normal sugar type. Very tender pericarp makes this an ideal variety for mini sweet corn. Best grown at high density, and harvested when cobs approximately 10cm in length. Produces 5-6 cobs per plant. This variety normally crops after approximately 65 days, and does not require pollination to produce cobs.
Plot Type:Outdoor plot
Class:Early Maincrop Vegetable
Where To Sow: Early sowings indoor or under cloches in pots, later sowings direct into growing site 2 seeds per station spacing 20cm between plants in a block formation.
What To Do Next: Thin to strongest seedling. Transplant indoor sowings when all chance of frost has passed. Plant in squares of one to each corner 20cm apart.
Handy Tip: If block formula not possible, make 2 long rows to ensure successful cross pollination.
Nutritional Value: A good source of pro-vitamin A, vitamins B and C. Gluten-free and a good supply of fibre and protein
Companion Plants: Beans, Cucumber, Pea, Potato, Pumpkin, Squash. Avoid Tomato.