Ed Hume Seeds

Sugar Buns Corn

SWEET CORN Sugar Buns


A sugary enhancer hybrid sweet corn of excellent eating quality. It matures early in the home garden with an average ear length of seven inches. Approximately 72 days to maturity.

Special Directions For Short Season Climates

SOWING: Outdoors in late spring when soil and weather have warmed and all danger of frost has passed. Sow seeds 4 to 6 inches apart and 1 inch deep.

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

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

Ed's Special Advice

To conserve space and for 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. Sweet corn benefits from rich soil, side dress with fertilizer just before tassels appear and water deeply.

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