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growing corn in 5 gal buckets

Posted by surferkevman cent fla (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 30, 06 at 11:04

Will one plant produce corn? or do you have to have several to pollinate them? how does that procedure work? Any info is appreciated?

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RE: growing corn in 5 gal buckets

Do you know that one corn plant typically produces ONE ear?

RE: growing corn in 5 gal buckets

Hi I grow sweet corn in 2 liter recycled soda bottles. I grow 100 stalks of sweet corn in a 3'x6' space. I also average three ears per stalk.

RE: growing corn in 5 gal buckets

i have seen georgiii's setup in pictures and it is impressive. you generally need at least 20-30 plants bare minimum to get good enough pollination the more the better/. if you only grew 2-3 plants you would have an ear of corn with only 15-30 kernals on it. if you used several 5 gallon buckets with 3-4 plants in each it would be do-able.

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