JayPoc
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Sprouting corn?

Gonna plant some corn tomorrow. I was gonna soak the seed overnight to plum it up. Good idea? Just soak 'em in a bowl of water like I did my peas?

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Re: Sprouting corn?

that's what I've always done.

peas, beans, corn (altho I don't do corn much anymore)

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Re: Sprouting corn?

Do you seeds have pink fungicide on them? Soaking is a good idea to speed up sprouting as long as you don't loose the fungicide.

Make sure your soil is warm enough 65 degrees F.

Cover seeds with about 1" of soil.

Down side to soaking seeds is, if it does not rain or there is not enough moisture in the soil seed dry out and die, other wise seeds wait for rain.

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Re: Sprouting corn?

Gary350 wrote:Do you seeds have pink fungicide on them? Soaking is a good idea to speed up sprouting as long as you don't loose the fungicide.

Make sure your soil is warm enough 65 degrees F.

Cover seeds with about 1" of soil.

Down side to soaking seeds is, if it does not rain or there is not enough moisture in the soil seed dry out and die, other wise seeds wait for rain.

no worries there...supposed to rain the next 4 or 5 days....3 or 4 inches! :eek:

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