Prizetaker Leek, 1880 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Prizetaker Leek, 1880 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Lyon) English historic variety 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. ±10,600 seeds/oz. 

Characteristics: 

  • Stalks grow to 36 inches
  • Base is pure-white
  • Mild flavor and tender
  • 110-135 days from transplant
  • 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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