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Zea mays 'Applause' (Sweet corn 'Applause' F1)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Intermediate
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
4 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Zea mays 'Applause'

Other names: Sweet corn 'Applause' F1, Maize 'Applause' F1, Zea mais 'Applause' F1, Sweetcorn 'Applause' F1

Genus: Zea Zea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Applause' _ Applause' is a tall, annual, cereal grass bearing edible yellow kernels on large ears in autumn. This variety is bred to retain sweetness in storage longer than other varieties.


Zea mays 'Applause' is: Deciduous

Flower: Green in Summer

Foliage: Cream, Green, Mottled in Summer

Habit: Upright

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Frit fly Frit fly

Specific diseases: Smut Smut

General care

Pruning: Harvest when the silk has turned a light brown colour.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Zea mays 'Applause' (Sweet corn 'Applause' F1) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks

Cultivation: Sow April-May in deep, fertile, well-drained, slightly acidic soil in a sheltered, sunny spot. Keep well watered. Dig the plot over in winter, adding peat or old compost if ground was not manured. Add fertilizer 2 weeks before planting.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Zea mays 'Applause'

Other names: Sweet corn 'Applause' F1, Maize 'Applause' F1, Zea mais 'Applause' F1, Sweetcorn 'Applause' F1

Genus: Zea Zea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Applause' _ Applause' is a tall, annual, cereal grass bearing edible yellow kernels on large ears in autumn. This variety is bred to retain sweetness in storage longer than other varieties.


Zea mays 'Applause' is: Deciduous

Flower: Green in Summer

Foliage: Cream, Green, Mottled in Summer

Habit: Upright

Watch out for

Specific pests: Frit fly

Specific diseases: Smut

General care

Pruning: Harvest when the silk has turned a light brown colour.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Zea mays 'Applause' (Sweet corn 'Applause' F1) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks

Cultivation: Sow April-May in deep, fertile, well-drained, slightly acidic soil in a sheltered, sunny spot. Keep well watered. Dig the plot over in winter, adding peat or old compost if ground was not manured. Add fertilizer 2 weeks before planting.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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