Corn

Maize, Sweet Corn, Field Corn, Dent corn, Flint corn, Popcorn, Flour corn,

Zea Mays – Poceae

Description

Height – 6 to 8 feet
Spread – 1 1/2 to 4 feet
Root Depth – Mostly 18 to 36 inches, some to 7 feet
Hardiness – Tender
Exposure – Full Sun

Planting

Depth – 2 inches
Extensive Spacing
  In Row – Spacing between plants within row in inches
  Between Rows – Spacing between rows in inches
Intensive Spacing – Normal, 1 per square foot; Dwarf, 4 per square foot

Direct Seed – Presoak seeds for 1 hour
  Spring – From last expected frost to 8 weeks after last expected frost
  Fall – Not normally fall planted

Transplant – Not transplanted
  Spring Inside – n/a
  Spring Outside – n/a
  Fall Inside – n/a
  Fall Outside – n/a

Succession – Replant every two weeks

Requirements

Germination – 55°F to 85°F
Growth
  Soil – 75°F to 85°F
  Air – 50°F to 95°F
pH – 5.5 to 6.5
Watering – Moderate, 1″ per week
Fertilizer – Heavy feeder, one main application of fertilizer and supplemental applications once every 2 weeks.

Duration

Germination – 6 to 10 days
Maturity – 9 to 13 weeks
Harvest – 2 weeks

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