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Sweet corn 'Applause'

Zea mays var. saccharata

  • 4 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 0 wanted
  • 4 stashed

Applause is a variety of Sweet corn which is a member of the Zea family. Its botanical name is Zea mays var. saccharata 'Applause'. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Applause normally grows to a mature height of 2.00 metres (that's 6.50 feet imperial).

Applause Sweet corn is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Applause have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Applause

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Applause is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Applause are Zone 3 and Zone 11. Applause needs a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 6.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Applause from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 1.17 inches (3.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 21°C / 70°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Applause about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Applause

Applause is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Applause

Other Names for Sweet corn 'Applause'

F1 Applause