Sweet corn 'Strawberry'

Zea mays var. saccharata

How to grow Sweet corn 'Strawberry'

  • Full Sun

  • High

Strawberry likes a position of full sun and remember to water often. Strawberry 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. Strawberry needs a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 6.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Strawberry 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 Strawberry about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Strawberry

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

Harvesting Strawberry

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in mid autumn.

Strawberry folklore & trivia

2-4 ears, 2-inch cobs, on 4-6 foot plants. Put the cob in a paper bag and pop in the microwave for 4-5 minutes on high, popped popcorn will be white.

Other Names for Sweet corn 'Strawberry'

Strawberry Popcorn, Popcorn Strawberry, Two Inch Strawberry