Sweetcorn 'Valencia' F1 / Late Season Super Sweet / Seeds

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Sweetcorn 'Valencia' F1 / Late Season Super Sweet / Seeds

Sweetcorn ‘Valencia’ is a late season Super Sweet variety.  This variety grows well in the UK climate and produces attractive well-proportioned cobs 20cm long, with 16 rows of large sweet grains.  The cobs are harvested mid to late season in September and October.  Grow with Sweetcorn 'Earlibird' for a long season of harvest.


Sweetcorn needs warm, moist and well-drained soil to do best.

 

Pack of 35 seeds.  Sow in spring, either indoors in early spring, or directly into the ground in late spring.  Sowing instructions are printed on the seed packet.  Seeds have been treated with a fungicide.

 

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Hardiness Tender annual
Height 1 - 1.5m
Spread 50cm
Conditions  Full sun and moist well drained soil
Sow

Sow indoors from April.  Sow single seeds in pots or modules 2.5cm deep. Cover with compost and keep at 15-25°C. Germination takes 1-2 weeks.  Transfer young plants into the ground from late May, 35cm apart in rows 60cm apart.  Plant in blocks of at least three rows.  Or sow directly in the ground from mid-May, warming the ground first with a cloche. Protect from frost.

Grow & Harvest

Water plants during dry plants.  Harvest the hen the silks are dry and brown, typically in September and October.  Twist off each cob from the plant. Remove plants once all the cobs are finished.