Orchard Baby Corn (Zea mays) An early maturing and very flavourful sweet corn. This compact variety was initially bred in Southern MB at the Morden Research station and offered in the 1940’s by the Oscar H. Will Brothers Seed Co., North Dakota. The 3-5 foot tall stalks will save you garden space. Can also be planted in containers on your balcony or deck. Yielding 2 ears per plant, the yellow kernels have a traditional sweet corn flavour.
65 days to maturity
50 seeds per packet $4.45
Planting Instructions: Direct seed Corn after risk of frost has passed, and when the soil temperature is above 18 degrees Celsius. Sow in a furrow, 1 - 1.5 inches deep and 4 inches apart, thinning to 1 plant per every 8 inches. Plant Corn in blocks or at least 4 rows to ensure proper pollination.