Jebadiah Fisher Garden Seed

Non-GMO Heirloom Garden Seeds

Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO, Open-Pollinated Garden Seed

Corn, Golden Bantam 8
Corn, Golden Bantam 8

Corn, Golden Bantam 8


Product Description
This variety set the standard for sweet corn. A wonderful open-pollinated corn that grows 6½ to 7 inch ears with 8 rows of broad tender kernels. 5 to 6 foot stalks. High yields. Stalks can be planted more closely than other varieties. Best enjoyed when freshly picked. Freezes well on the cob. Easy to grow from seeds.


Approximately 70-80 days to maturity.


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Planting Instructions

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Sowing Method: Direct seed

When to Sow: 

  • 1 to 2 weeks after all danger of frost when soil temperature is above 55° 
  • Plant a second crop about 3 weeks later to extend harvest 

Planting Depth: 1” to 2” deep 

Plant Spacing: 12” apart 

Row Spacing: 24” to 36” between rows 

Germinates in: 7 - 12 days 

Germination Temp: 70° - 80° - corn will not germinate if soil temp is less than 55° 

 Matures in: 70 - 80 days 

Mature plant size: Up to 6-foot stalks


Harvesting

Ready for harvesting about 3 weeks after silk appears. Harvest when ears are plump and silks are brown but not dried.