Growing Corn In Containers - Knowledgebase Question

Somerville, NJ
Question by sagistar39
April 1, 2001
Is it possible to grow silver queen hybrid corn in containers?

Answer from NGA
April 1, 2001


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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