Leek, Blue Solaise

Catalog #0638

5451
(Allium ampeloprasum) (aka Bleu de Solaise) Beautiful 19th century French heirloom with truly blue-colored leaves that turn violet after a cold spell. Very large 15-20" stalks are sweet and flavorful. Extremely hardy, good for short-season areas and winter harvest. 100-120 days from transplant.
START INDOORS
4-6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
5-7 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
6" Apart
ROWS APART
12-24"
Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep and space 1" in all directions. Transplant as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Hill or mound soil around stems several times to blanch as leeks grow.
± 8,800 seeds/oz

Price:  Free!