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Q.Planted 2 seeds of corn together now 4\

Zone 49315 | sand062652 added on June 24, 2018 | Answered

In my garden I planted sweet corn, 2 seeds per hole, now the plants are 4″ high and I am wondering if I should thin to 1 plant each.

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Answered on June 25, 2018

They, actually, don't seem to mind being planted close such as this. If you feel that they are being constricted and affected by this, then you can pinch one of the tops off while leaving the roots in ground. This will avoid disturbing and killing the corn that you intend to keep.

I would leave it alone, though. They can usually do just fine like this.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/corn/grow-sweet-corn.htm

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