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    Default Sweet corn going in

    Can someone remind me how far apart I put my sweetcorn? I know they go in a square but how far apart?

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    I planted mine out today - was determined to wait a couple of weeks but I needed the pots and the space in the greenhouse - fingers crossed no frost or it will be out with the fleece.

    I put 16 in a 4ft square bed - some Grapes a while back told me to space them a foot apart.

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    I tend to give them 18" each way, smaller spacings tends to give you either less cobs or smaller cobs per plant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pigletwillie View Post
    I tend to give them 18" each way, smaller spacings tends to give you either less cobs or smaller cobs per plant.
    OOOOPS! Guess I am not going to be getting much sweetcorn then
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    I put mine in a trowel apart and a trowel and a half between rows...about a foot by 18".
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    35cm apart each way!

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    Mine are closer (about 25 cm) but I'm growing minipop F1, not big full ones

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    I've done mine in a spiral - inspired by Zazen's NY experience.

    Just hope the wind blows spirally-like..!

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