Blue Solaise Leek. 1800's Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Blue Solaise Leek. 1800's Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Bleu de Solaise) Beautiful 19th century French historic variety 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. ±8,800 seeds/oz. 

Characteristics: 

  • Blue colored leaves
  • Stalks grow to 15-20 inches
  • Sweet and flavorful
  • Good for short seasons
  • Very tolerant of cold
  • 100-120 days from transplant
  • ±8,800 seeds/oz
  • 100 Seeds per packet 

Instructions - 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.

Sow Indoors: 4-6 weeks before the last frost

Germinate 5-7 days

Plants 6" apart

Plant Rows 12-24" apart 

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