How to grow Sweet corn From Its Seeds.


There are a lot of varieties of corn available on the market you can grow them.  But new varieties are sweet, crispy, and tenderer, these qualities are brought to your sweet corn by cross-pollination of different varieties.

These varieties remain sweeter even after keeping them for a long and not becomes starchy. But growing these varieties is more difficult than growing other varieties. So in this article, we will give complete guidance about growing sweet corn we hope that this article will be very helpful for you.


Step By Step Process Of Growing Sweet Corns.


1. Best Varieties Of Sweet Corn.

The best varieties of sweet corn you can grow at home are the ambrosia Hybrid, Blue Hopi, Golden Bantam, Honey Select Hybrid, Jubilee Hybrid, Nirvana Hybrid, Peaches and Cream, and Picasso Hybrid.


2. Best Time For Planting Sweet corns.

The best time for planting sweet corn is mid-April to early May because it grows better in warm climates than in cold temperatures. so grow in the middle of spring so that your plant gets direct sunlight and shows better growth.


3. Select A Suitable Spot.

         Sweetcorn grows well in a warm, sheltered, sunny position. So choose the sunniest place in your garden for growing sweet corn. But keep one thing in mind your planting spot is well protected from strong winds and the soil should be fertile. 


4. Ideal soil.

The ideal soil for growing sweet corn is loamy and well-draining soil. You can also grow in the potting soil, you can buy potting soil from the nursery or you can make it at home. For making potting soil mix ½ garden soil, ⅓ coco peat, ¼ peat moss, and ¼ compost mix well it will be a good mixture for growing any vegetable.


5. Sow Seeds.

Select your favorite variety of sweet corn and buy its seeds from the market, superstore, nursery, or Bazar. Sow seeds one inch deep in blocks rather than rows because sweet corns are self pollinators and it will maximize pollination.


6. watering.

Your sweet corns require one inch of water per week. So water well in warm climates and water regularly for healthy plants. You can water in the evening or morning but according to us prefer morning watering to evening watering because morning watering is more effective than evening watering.


7. Control Weeds.

Weeds are tall herbs or small trees that will arise competition for water nutrients. So to avoid competition control weeds in your garden. For controlling weeds you can use herbicides or weed killers.


8. Pests And Insects Attacks.

Pests and insects may attack your plant they will harm your plant and minimize your yield. So to avoid pests attack you will use pesticides and for controlling insects you will use insecticides.

Cows and other pets may attack your plant they will eat the plant. So to protect your sweet corn from pets, cows and other animal attacks arrange a fence to protect your plant from their attack.


9. Harvesting And Storage.

You can harvest your sweet corn after 18 to 24 days of visibility of silk. The harvesting period is different for different varieties but you can harvest when silk hairs have appeared and your sweet corn becomes mature. For harvesting sweet corns simply pull them off from the plant with your hands. 

You can eat them by roasting, boiling, or making popcorn. We can also store sweet corn in a freezer for a couple of weeks.


These varieties remain sweeter even after keeping them for a long and not becomes starchy. But growing these varieties is more difficult than growing other varieties. So in this article, we will give complete guidance about growing sweet corn we hope that this article will be very helpful for you.