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6" of soil - Really?

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6" of soil - Really?

Post  bakermtb on 6/13/2012, 8:46 pm



This is my second year growing corn and I am amazed. I planted half a box of a short "Yellow" corn(Front) and the other half with Silver Queen(Back).

The Yellow corn (in Front) grows to 5' and the silver queen gets about 8'. In just 6 inches of soil!

(The frame is 6' high)
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Re: 6" of soil - Really?

Post  CapeCoddess on 6/13/2012, 9:09 pm

That's remarkable! What a great photo! Seeing is believing...
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Post  cheyannarach on 6/13/2012, 9:53 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:That's remarkable! What a great photo! Seeing is believing...
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Post  Dunkinjean on 6/13/2012, 10:15 pm

It is truly amazing!!

The corn looks fabulous! flower

Thanks for the pic.
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Post  kesugeo on 6/21/2012, 9:27 pm

I am amazed as well at this I planted corn in a 2' x 4' x 6" box and its growing like crazy. Due to wind here on the Eastern Shore I had to put a fram around it to keep the corn from tipping over.

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