Early sweet corn varieties

wiediger wiediger at msn.com
Sun Jul 14 08:45:49 EDT 2002


Allan,

Early usually denotes days to maturity - not whether the corn does well
seeded early or not.  But some seedsmen will also tell you whether a corn
does well planted in colder soil - your understanding of early.

Paul and Alison Wiediger
Au Naturel Farm
http://aunaturelfarm.homestead.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "Allan Balliett" <igg at igg.com>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Sunday, July 14, 2002 7:13 AM
Subject: [market-farming] Re: Early sweet corn varieties


> Pam -
>
> Isn't the Twin Oaks community associated with Southern Exposure Seed
Exchange?
>
> What's the story?
>
> Also, maybe someone could help me with my newest misunderstanding: A
> seedsman told me recently that 'early variety' does not refer to
> planting early in the season but rather refers to a shorter time from
> germination to maturity: "earlies"  harvest early but are not
> necessarily meant to be planted early.
>
> Thanks
>
> -Allan
>
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