Corn will and has grown in desert arid conditions, great American plains to northern wetlands. A bountiful harvest is all about choosing the right variety for your general area and planting when the ground temperature rises above 50F and air temperature is 60F once the plant rises out of the soil.
I'm a big fan of heirloom corn and I always do my best to find a good hardy variety of sweet corn as like Golden Bantam, Hookers Sweet Indian heirloom sweet corn, Hopi, Honey Pearl, Luther Hill sweet corn, etc.
Basic Planting Guide For Corn
If your ground is mostly sandy, you'll have better success by simply pushing the seeds into the ground rather than making drills or mounds.
Some folk say that your corn should be knee high before July 4th to determine if your corn is growing properly.
Your corn will be more successful if it gets more deep waterings less frequently than frequently shallow waterings. You'll actually use less water as well and benefit the plants.
COMPANION PLANTS FOR CORN
FERTILIZER & CARE
Corn is ready when the ears are completely filled and a pierced kernel shows a milky white liquid. A very good sign of corn cob readiness is when the silks turn brown and crisp.
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