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Vegetable Seeds - Sweetcorn

Straight from the plant, sweetcorn is one of the most delicious vegetables for the home grower. Sweetcorn used to be a difficult crop to grow away from the south of the country as it needed a long, warm growing season. However, the development of new varieties has changed that.

For advice on growing sweetcorn see our Grow Your Own Sweetcorn guide.

Sweetcorn Seeds

Sweetcorn Seeds

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Sweetcorn : Extra Tender & Sweet F1 Hybrid

Tendersweet. Superior in both taste and texture, quicker to germinate and better vigour than other varieties. Produces 2-3, 18cm (7 1/2 in) cobs per plant, each with 16-18 rows of bright yellow tender sweet kernels.

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Earlybird

Part of the James Wong Grow For Flavour Range. The earliest harvest supersweet variety. Guaranteed to spike your blood sugar and send your tastebuds racing. Harvest August-September.

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Earlybird F1 Seeds

The earliest maturing 'Supersweet' variety (having 2-3 times the sugar level of ordinary varieties), producing superb quality, deliciously sweet cobs. Improved tolerance to cold soil aids germination.

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F1 Minipop Seeds

Ideal for baby corn. Delicious lightly steamed or stir-fried, but also lovely raw in salads or as pre-dinner dips. Harvest when the silk tassels begin to show, prior to pollination.

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F1 Mirai 003Y Seeds

A vigorous-growing hybrid supersweet variety producing a good crop of fully packed, well-protected cobs up to 15cm (6") in length.

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F1 Mirai Picnic

A vigorous-growing hybrid supersweet variety producing a good crop of fully packed, well-protected cobs up to 15cm in length. Performed equally well in containers and the open field in trials. There are not many foods that can come close to the taste of freshly picked Mirai sweet corn eaten raw from the plant (in Japan it's sold and eaten as a fruit); it is also delicious barbecued or lightly steamed. Harvest August-September.

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F1 Prelude Seeds

A superb early to mid season 'Supersweet' sweet corn producing cobs up to 22cm (9") in length, packed with up to 16 rows of mouth-watering corn kernels.

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F1 Sundance Seeds

Considered as the best sweet corn for early maturing in our indifferent British summers and recommended by the Northern Horticultural Society. The cobs are often 18cm (7") long, packed with sweet creamy-yellow kernels.

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F1 Swift Seeds

An early maturing, extra tender sweet corn with a high sugar content that gives a deliciously sweet flavour. It has a dwarf habit and improved performance in cold soils. Eat raw or cooked.

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Minipop F1 Seeds

A real treat when lightly steamed as a vegetable, raw in salads or as pre-dinner dips. Harvest prior to pollination when the 'silk' tassels begin to show. Mini veg type.

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Mirai 308BC Seed (Sugar Corn)

An early cropping type, producing cobs approximately 20cm (8") in length, with 16-18 rows of kernels of particularly refined quality and taste, encased in contrasting dark green husks. Unusual variety.

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Mirai Picnic F1

A vigorous-growing hybrid supersweet variety producing a good crop of fully packed, well-protected cobs up to 15cm (6") in length. Performed equally well in containers and the open field in our trials. There are not many foods that can come close to the taste of freshly picked Mirai sweet corn eaten raw from the plant (in Japan it's sold and eaten as a fruit); it is also delicious barbecued or lightly steamed. Harvest August-September.

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Mirai White

Part of the James Wong Grow For Flavour Range. Pure white form, with an almost pavlova-like creaminess and super sweet.Has the superior ability to soldier on through cold, wet soils. Harvest August-September.

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Sundance F1 Seeds

The best sweet corn for early maturity in indifferent summers. The cobs are some 18cm (7") long and close-packed with sugary kernels of creamy-yellow. Recommended for deep freezing.

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Sweetcorn : Conquerer F1 Hybrid (Supersweet)

Later maturing well adapted to our indifferent summer weather. Strong growing plants 210cm (7ft) tall, with very few tillers (sideshoots), averaging 3, 20cm (8in) long cobs per plant, each with 14-18 rows of kernels full to the tip. Superb eating quality!

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Sweetcorn : Lark F1

A Tendersweet,variety giving superior sweetness with a softer, less chewy texture than Supersweets, making kernels more pleasurable to eat as well as easier to digest. Improved germination adds to the appeal. Can be also grown with other varieties, no neeed to isolate.

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Sweetcorn : Northern Extra Sweet F1 Hybrid

Zea mays Northern Extra Sweet F1 A reliable performer in British summers, Sweetcorn Northern Extra Sweet is especially suited to cooler northern districts. One of the earliest maturing of the 'supersweets', Sweetcorn Northern Extra Sweet produces good quality, well filled cobs up to 20cm (8in) long. Sturdy plants but growing only to 150 to 180cm (5 to 6 feet) tall.

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Sweetcorn : Ovation F1 Hybrid

A mid-season supersweet type, which produces large cobs of 20-23cm (8-9in) long, filled to the tip with 12-14 rows of delicious kernels with a delicious sugar-sweet flavour. Vigorous plants give impressive crops.

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Sweetie Pie F1 Seeds

An early maturing variety, boasting exceptionally sweet cobs, around 22cm (9") long and with an impressive average of 16 rows of corn per cob. Delicious raw or cooked.

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