Early Golden Bantam Corn is an old time favorite selected for its longer
ears and tenderness. Early Golden Bantam Corn has an awesomely sweet flavor and
matures in only 65 days making it one of the earliest corn for home
gardeners. Ideal for freezing and fresh "corn on the cob" eating.
Produces an abundance of delicious sweet corn.
Early Golden Bantam sweet corn variety was originally grown for many years by a farmer
named William Chambers who lived in Greenfield, Massachusetts. After his
death, a friend of Chambers, E.L. Coy, found two quarts of the sweet
corn seeds and sold them to W. Atlee Burpee and told him that he now
owned "the very sweetest and richest corn ever known".
In 1902, Golden Bantam was featured in a
Burpee catalog. Before 1900 most people thought that yellow corn was fit
only for animal feed. Within a few years, people in the United States
began to favor yellow corn.
Early Golden Bantam Corn is an open pollinated corn and extremely easy to grow. You
will need a minimum 10 foot by 10 foot area to ensure proper
Sow your Early Golden Bantam Corn seed 3" apart and 1" deep as
soon as all chance of frost has passed. Keep moist until sprouts are
established. Germination usually takes 7-9 days. Thin 6-9" apart when seedlings are 2-3" tall.
Corn needs fertile well drained soil to thrive and produce the best
quality ears. Plenty of nitrogen early on definitely helps corn reach
it's potential. Once tassels appear a good quality fruiting or bloom
fertilizer works great.
6" ear length
1˝" ear diameter
4-6 feet tall
Packet contains 100 Golden Bantam Corn seed.
These seeds have been treated
and are for