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Days To Maturity : 120
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
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Musselburgh Leek, Org... VLE-4030



Very easy to grow heirloom

introduced in 1834, near Edinburgh, Scotland.

Huge thick stems, exceptional cold-hardiness.

Considered the most cold hardy and dependable of all. Included in the Slow Food Ark of Taste.

BOTANICAL NAME: Allium ampeloprasum v. porrum


Start seeds in flats up to 12 weeks before last frost. Transplant seedlings outdoors 6" apart. Requires rich, deeply dug, well-prepared, fertile soil. pH of soil should be 6-6.8. To blanch the lower stem: as plant grows, keep earth or mulch up to where the leaves diverge. Very cold-hardy, and even more so if mulched. Use before flowering stem forms in spring. GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C,W/Matures 19/Harvest 4-8/Yield 240-960/Spacing 4" ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates winter cold and easy to grow.
Vle 4030+musselburgh

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