Leek, Prizetaker

Catalog #0640

5467

(Allium ampeloprasum) (aka Lyon) English heirloom that first appeared in American catalogs at the end of the 1880s. Very hardy 36" tall plants with thick, solid, pure-white base. Even with its large size, the stalk retains its tenderness and mild flavor. 110-135 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.
± 10,600 seeds/oz

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