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Post  rbdutton on 6/13/2010, 2:08 pm

I swear that somewhere I read or heard that for corn you should use deeper boxes to allow for a better root system to support the tall stalks. Can anyone verify that for me?

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Post  boffer on 6/13/2010, 2:30 pm

Hi

Corn has small shallow root systems regardless of where they are grown. It takes just a bit of rain and wind to knock over stalks in a small corn field. Put a 'handrail' on your box to prevent falling over.
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