The Chapin Garden Seeder 8701B previously known as Chapin Garden Seeder With Six Seed Plates 5lbs. (840000) is a hopper that can hold up to 5 lbs. of seed with six interchangeable seed plates. The seed plate can accommodate 20 seed types. It features an adjustable 30" row marker for precise spacing between rows and a rust-resistant zinc plow blade. The unit has a long comfort grip handle for convenience, a durable powder coated steel frame, and also a poly seed hopper. It has an adjustable ground breaker for accurate depth, basing it on the type of seed. The hole after dropping the seed will be efficiently covered by the aluminum plow featured on the unit. A wide rear is conveniently placed, putting the soil into place after the seed drop.
What is the closet you can space sweet corn seed using the Chapin Garden Seeder model 8701B?
When planting sweet corn seeds it is suggested to space the seeds 15" apart giving them plenty of room to grow. When using the Chapin Garden Seeder model 8701B, if you want more space in between each seed you can use a peice of tape to cover every other hole.
Will the Earthway 1001-b seed plates fit the Chapin Garden Seeder model 8701B?
Each seeder comes with their own seed plates and sizes can vary. Please use Earthway seed plates on Earthway spreaders and Chapin seed plates on the Chapin Garden Seeder model 8701B (as well as other models).