Ed Hume Seeds

Golden Cross Bantam Corn

Golden Cross Bantam (Hybrid Sweet Corn)


One of the really outstanding older garden varieties of corn. Sweet and tender ears that are 7 to 8 inches long. Rich in vitamins A, B and C. Eat fresh, can or freeze. (Approx. 85 days.)

Special Directions For Short Season Climates

SOWING: Outdoors in late spring, when soil is warm. After danger of frost and cool weather have passed. Sow seeds 4 to 6 inches apart and 1 inch deep.

SPACING: Rows should be spaced about 2'A feet apart.

THINNING: When established seedlings are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin them to 8 to 12 inches apart.

GERMINATION: Usually 7 to 10 days. Keep moderately moist during germination. Plant in full sun.

Ed's Special Advice

To conserve space and for the best pollination, plant in blocks made up of short rows, thinned to 8 to 12 inches apart in all directions. Fertilize and cultivate soil prior to planting. To preserve best flavor and tenderness, pick corn just a few minutes before use.

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