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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
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
Specific pests: Frit fly
Specific diseases: Smut
Pruning: Harvest when the silk has turned a light brown colour.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
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
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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