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re Sweetcorn Horizontalis! Merged replies
« on: August 11, 2019, 13:11 »
Lark - and it's horizontal!   Will the cobs keep maturing/growing? ;)

Cheers,  Tony.
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Re: Re: Which sweet corn are you growing this year?
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2019, 13:51 »
Best to prop them up, once the wind has dropped - put canes on the outside corners and tie string around the block.
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Re: Re: Which sweet corn are you growing this year?
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2019, 16:04 »
Best to prop them up, once the wind has dropped - put canes on the outside corners and tie string around the block.

...and diagonally too (every little extra helps!  ;))
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Sweetcornis Horizontalis!
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2019, 13:31 »
Good afternoon everyone,  will the cobs carry on growing/maturing when the stem is horizontal (give or take a few degrees)? :)

Cheers,  Tony.

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Re: re Sweetcorn Horizontalis! Merged replies
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2019, 08:53 »
The rockin' and rollin' will have loosened the roots - they will do far better stood back up, earthed up a little and firmed back in. A little support as per previous replies wouldn't go amiss if more strong winds are forecast.



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