Corn Plants

My Corn Silks Are Brown but Corn Is Really Skinny


dinah moreau added on June 19, 2014 | Answered

Not sure why but the silks are brown and it has been about 20 days but the corn is really skinny. Is it done growing? I am so frustrated!


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 23, 2014

It sounds like you may have had a pollination issue. In the future, you should try hand pollinating to ensure you get a good harvest. This article has more information about that:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/corn/corn-pollination-how-to-hand-pollinate-corn.htm

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