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Carantan Leek Seeds

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Carantan Leeks
SKU: LK6-100
Country Of Origin: France France
Availability: In stock
Your price: $3.75
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Spring/Fall Planting
95 days. Allium ampeloprasum. Open Pollinated. Carantan Leek. The plant produces heavy yields of leeks. The plant has dark green leaves and white tender stalks. It has a delicious mild flavor. Used in soups, stews, and salads. Also known as Large Rouen Leek. This is a vigorous and fast growing variety. Suitable for spring and fall planting. Excellent choice for home gardens. An 1879 heirloom variety from France.

Lot No: 230104

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 06/24

Seeds Per Pound: 144,000

Plant Height: 8 to 18” Tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow

Leeks Allium porrum

Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4"70 F to 75 F 7 to 10 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A1"18" 3 - 4"70 - 130 days
Leek Seed Planting Information:

The leek is like a bulb onion. It is grown for its fleshy stem. It is mellow onion and can be substituted for any onion and asparagus recipe. Leek seeds should be planted indoors 50 to 60 days before last frost. You can also plant seeds directly in the garden as soon as the soil can be worked. Keep free from weeds. You need long sunny days to grow large leeks. Plants grow 8 - 18" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro twice per month.

Harvest Tips:

Harvest when leeks are ½" in diameter.

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