Tender baby corn has found its way into a variety of Western dishes that is often used in Chinese cuisine. Each stalk of this variety grows to 5' tall and produces up to 4 mini-cobs that are 2-4" long. This is a (sugary) su-type sweet corn.
- Warm season annual
- Approx. 30-50 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 45-75 days
- Planting season: Late spring to early summer
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring/summer after last frost in a warm and sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Harvest 1-3 days after silks become visible and harvest every 2-3 days.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Fresh cobs are delicious in salads and are perfect for pickling or stir-frying. Baby corn can be easily frozen, too. Children love this sweet and crunchy treat!