The Best Sweet Corn Seeds?

Answer Sweet corn is one of the treasures of summer gardening. Fresh-picked and shucked into a pot of boiling water, it's a feast of sweet goodness. There are three basic types of sweet corn, and determin... Read More »

Top Q&A For: The Best Sweet Corn Seeds

Can you use sweet corn to produce corn oil?

Generally, sweet corn production has been directed to specific markets. The demand has tended to be for sweet corn in the form of canned or frozen kernels; fresh corn-on-the-cob; or processed crunc... Read More »

Are popcorn seeds the same thing as corn seeds?

Popcorn seeds come from the seeds of specific varieties of corn which are suitable for drying and cooking at high temperatures. These seeds typically are dried commercially and sold to consumers, t... Read More »

How do I harvest sweet corn?

Examine the ear of corn. If the corn is beginning to turn brown or show signs of drying then it is likely the sweet corn is ready for harvest.Snap the ear from the stalk with your hand. Grasp the e... Read More »

How long does it take sweet corn to come up?

Sweet corn can take anywhere from 60 to 100 days before it reaches the harvest point. Generally the temperature will have the greatest effect on how long it takes for the corn to grow. It is best ... Read More »