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#1 freedhardwoods OFFLINE  

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Posted September 24, 2013 - 06:06 PM

I've never planted corn this late. The same variety of corn that got seven feet tall when planted in the spring started tasseling a week ago at a whopping three feet tall. I'm going to have to get on my hands and knees to pick it.

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Posted September 24, 2013 - 07:39 PM

That is late corn. We are just eating the last of ours and I didn't know if the weather would hold for it or not. I hope we get a late fall so you can get yours out. 

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Posted September 24, 2013 - 09:04 PM

The shorter days are telling all plants that time to reproduce is ending soon. Come to think of it I forgot to pick chestnuts this fall. I hope that its not too late. Good Luck, Rick