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chillimummy

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« on: July 02, 2013, 16:42 »
my sweetcorn were planted a week ago and are looking a bit yellow. should i be feeding them something extra? 
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Re: sweetcorn
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2013, 19:52 »
They're likely to struggle for a while after being planted out as there is likely to be a bit of root disturbance and getting used to the new location.

However, yellow leaves may indicate a lack of nitrogen; you could add some chicken pellets or sulphate of ammonia.
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Re: sweetcorn
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2013, 20:24 »
Mine sulked for nearly a month they are still very small  ::)

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Re: sweetcorn
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2013, 22:57 »
Throw a bit of chicken pellets every 6 weeks or so as they love the nitrogen.. However they will sulk a bit after planting out - then they take off and grow like mad!!
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Re: sweetcorn
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2013, 23:56 »
thanks for the advice everyone. when i planted them, i put a few chicken poo pellets in with plant. will scatter more in few weeks. need to stop looking at neighbours sweetcorn which are pretty big! They have grown a bit so fingers crossed  ;)     



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