Mixed culture based on the Mayan Milpa system: sweetcorn as a trellis aid, runner beans for fixing nitrogen in the soil and courgettes as ground cover.
Colour: mix Sowing depth: 2-4 cm Note: Note: Sow sweetcorn indoors until about 10-15cm tall, plant from mid-May in a circle. Sow beans 5cm apart. When the beans have sprouted, sow the courgettes directly in between. Components: e.g.: Damaun (sweet corn), Neckarkönigin (pole bean), Mutabile (courgette) Nutrient requirements: medium