Leek king richard seedsofchange
Days To Maturity : 75
Germination Days : 8-16
Planting Depth : 1/4
Seed Code : O
Seeds Per Packet : 150
Spacing : 4
When To Plant : Early spring
When To Plant : Mild winter
45 PKTs Available
King Richard Leek, or... VLE-4019



King Richard is an heirloom leek

that grows fast and has high-quality,

long white stems for summer eating, or for fast fall crops in warm-winter areas.

Not hardy below 20 degrees.  We have gotten numerous request for a summer leek.

*NOTE: This variety takes longer to sprout than other leek varieties, once it does it is vigorous in growth.*

BOTANICAL NAME: Allium ampeloprasum v. porrum


Start seeds in flats up to 12 weeks before last frost. For best results, when large enough to handle, transplant into another flat. After frost, transplant seedlings outdoors 6" apart. This variety is early maturing and can be also started in late spring for fall use. Not a cild-winter type. Transplant to a rich, deeply dug soil that is well fertilized. Try to keep the soil pH between 6-6.8

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C,W/Matures 19/Harvest 4-8/Yield 240-960/Spacing 4"


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