The Q&A Archives: Growing Corn In Containers

Question: Is it possible to grow silver queen hybrid corn in containers?

Answer: According to "Container Gardening for Dummies" by Bill Marken, ISBN 0-7645-5057-8, it is possible to grow corn in a container if it is large enough and deep enough and the soil is rich enough. He does suggest however using smaller varieties of corn such as: Sugar Buns, Quickie, Tom Thumb popcorn, or ornamentals Wampum or Little Jewels. He suggests sowing 20 seeds per half barrel.

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