Growing Sweetcorn is a great experience, as you receive a chance for enjoing creamy kernels right from your garden. If you're thinking about growing plant this year, you're not alone – let's do it together. Interestingly, corn is technically a grass that relies on the wind, not insects, for pollination, which is why we plant it in short rows, not long ones.
Sweet corn plant reaches its maturity in 60-100 days, which can be observed by the tall, grassy appearance of the leaves and colorful kernels. With a history dating over 6,000 years, it was found in ancient Mexican caves and is now known as a Sugar Corn or Pole Corn. The plant is part of the Native American "three sisters" garden, along with squash and beans. Interestingly, corn is technically a grass that pollinates by the wind, not insects.