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Sweetcorn Seeds

Sweetcorn Seeds (F1 Lark)

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RRP: 2.99
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Sweetcorn Seeds - Description

  • Pack of Sweetcorn Seeds
  • Variety: F1 Lark Seeds
  • Super Sweet Sweetcorn
  • Packet Size: 30 Seeds
  • Type: TenderSweet, Mid Season Corn
  • Produces Medium Sized Cobs Around 22cm in Length
  • Height: 2m
  • Extra Sweet, Tender Corns

Sweetcorn Seeds - Sowing Instructions

  • Sow: March to May
  • Can sow indoors & transplant outside in May
  • Harden off before planting out
  • Harvest: August to September
  • Harvest when silks on cobs turn brown
  • Space approx. 45cm apart
  • Soil: Free draining, moisture retentive soil
  • See how to grow tab for full growing instructions

Sweetcorn Seeds - Uses

  • Best when boiled & buttered
  • Corn is great in salad or stir fries
  • High in iron

Sweetcorn Seeds - Advantages

  • Can be grown with other sweetcorn
  • Enhanced flavour & uniform growth
  • Better seed performance & growth rates
  • Better suited to colder climates such as Ireland

Index

  • Sowing Instructions
  • How to Transplant
  • Crop Maintenance
  • How to Harvest

Sowing Instructions

  • Sowing Time: Mid spring. Important that seeds are kept warm
  • Sowing Location: Indoors, under cover & grow in greenhouse
  • Sow in 9cm pots or fibre pots, sowing 1 seed per pot soaking compost
  • Sow seeds 2cm deep, placing seed vertically in compost
  • Place pots in a heated propagator, setting to 21°C
  • Keep pots moist at all times

How to Transplant

  • Once 10cm tall you can transplant (roughly 6 weeks after sowing)
  • Harden of your sweetcorn by acclimatizing to the cold by leaving outside for a few hours a day
  • Transplant young seedlings into greenhouse soil
  • Space 50cm apart
  • Plant in blocks not rows
  • Soil: Soil must be warm before sowing, use a garden cloche to warm soil prior to sowing
  • Well drained & very fertile soil is preferred
  • Improve the soil by digging in some compost or manure

Crop Maintenance

  • Keep moist
  • Protect crops against slugs
  • Support plants using canes, garden twine or tomato supports

How to Harvest

  • Harvest sweetcorn once tassels have turned brown

Sweet Corn

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Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €2.50 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
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  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
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  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

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  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded

Terms

  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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