Strawberry Corn

Glossy and elegant sweetcorn with crimson kernels, which look wonderful piled in a bowl as a table centre, or added to a wreath – and they last forever. More
50 seeds 110340 £1.95 Now £1.36 In stock
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Glossy and elegant sweetcorn with crimson kernels, which look wonderful piled in a bowl as a table centre, or added to a wreath – and they last forever. The corn is delicious too, one of the best popping corns.

Two to four mini ears per stalk, each 5-7cm (2-3in) kernel looks like a giant strawberry.

Genus Zea mays
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Strawberry Corn
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 35cm (14in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow April-May under cover in single modules to avoid root disturbance. Plant out in late May. Plant in blocks, not rows, to help pollination and kernel formation.
Care Tips Plant away from other sweetcorn varieties to prevent cross-pollination. Feed twice throughout the growing process.
Vase Life These make a wonderful table decoration for autumn, piled high in bowls and decorating windowsills.
Harvesting July - October. Allow husks to dry out thoroughly if making into popcorn.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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