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how does one know when sweet corn are ready for harvest.

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we have 3 maize plants,this is our 1st attempt at growing
sweet corn



The tassels go brown and if you gentle pull back some of the corn cover, the green that surrounds cob and push finger nail in and juice is milky, and corn yellow, then they are ready

16 Aug, 2009


and if you let them go to far they will be rock hard when there cooked so better under grown than over ripend

17 Aug, 2009


For best results, pick, cook and eat on the same day. Longer than that and the plant sugars turn to starch.
A friend gave me a couple of cobs picked that day and I was stunned at the difference in taste.
In a word splendiferous.

19 Aug, 2009


ive always wonderd why corn on the cob tastes so much MUCH better than tinned sweet corn now i know its because of the splendiferous munchification differntulisationas slurpabillity i guess tongue if you know what i mean lol

19 Aug, 2009


Splendafuge! Leigh.

19 Aug, 2009


i agreeifacatioationsvill tongue as it goes lol

20 Aug, 2009

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