[gardeners] re: transplanting corn

Kay Lancaster (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Sun, 25 Apr 1999 00:19:47 -0700 (PDT)

Young sweetcorn (to about the 8 leaf stage) transplants fine...
generally about the time the prop roots start getting prominent, it's
harder to transplant.

Ginny, in cold soils, I think you'll find a little fungicide is useful
around sweetcorn seedlings.  You see lots of plastic cloches over corn
around here, where the soil temps tend to be pretty low till about end of

Kay Lancaster    kay@fern.com
   just west of Portland, OR  USDA zone 8 (polarfleece)
   still trying to convince the local farmers to pick sweetcorn at
     the milk stage instead of dough.