Ripening

For dry corn, harvest when husks are completely dry. To finish the drying process, husk the ears and spread them in a dry, well-ventilated area. Store kernels on the cob, or shuck and store kernels.

When and How

Whole Fruit, 1-21 days after maturity

When: For dry corn, harvest when husks are completely dry, 1-21 days after maturity. If you leave it too long birds and other creatures will get it. To finish the drying process, husk the ears and spread them in a dry, well-ventilated area. Store kernels on the cob, or shuck and store kernels.

How: Snap the ripe ear from the plant by pulling it downwards. Be careful not to break the plant, or damage its neighbors.

Plants/person:

10.0

Yield/plant:

1.0-2.0lbs

Yield/sq. ft.:

1.0-2.0lbs

Fruit Size:

8.0"-10.0"

Exterior Color:

Yellow

Interior Color:

Nutrition:

Sweet Corn is rich in carbohydrates, as well as soluble fiber, folate, niacin, thiamin, phosphorus and various useful phytochemicals. Yellow Corn contains vitamin A.