Sweetcorn 'Sweet Nugget'

I grow Sweetcorn 'Sweet Nugget' – an excellent tried-and-tested, mid-season 'super sweet' variety with a good yield of long, uniform cobs. More
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I grow Sweetcorn 'Sweet Nugget' – an excellent tried-and-tested, mid-season 'super sweet' variety with a good yield of long, uniform cobs.

It's also a very ornamental plant, which looks good with tall, luscious, grass-like leaves, in any part of the garden.

Direct sow Cobra beans at the base of your sweetcorn plants and you will double your production from the same space.

Genus Zea mays
Variety Sweet Nugget
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Sweetcorn
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 200cm (6.5 feet)
Spacing 35cm (14in) between plants
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow in April under cover in single modules as they do not like root disturbance. Direct sow in May. Plant out after last frosts (late May) in blocks, not rows, as this helps pollination and kernal formation.
Care Tips Water during hot, dry spells.
Storing Eat as quickly as possible after picking for best sweetness.
Harvesting July - October. Pick when whiskers poking out of the end of the cobs turn brown.
Cooking Notes Cook for 10 minutes in boiling water. Try Sarah's recipe for Barbecued corn with chilli and garlic butter.
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  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Barbecued corn with chilli and garlic butter recipe

Barbecued sweetcorn is a brilliant thing to eat when sweetcorn is at it's very best in late summer and autumn.

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