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LEEK Varna

Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum

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$3.80

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Subfamily: Allioideae

Characteristics: Annual

Seed per packet: Approx 80

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A tall fast growing variety with blue-green leaves with a mild, sweet flavour and good size thick stems. The ultimate summer / autumn leek. Use in soups, stews, and stir-fries. Matures after 60-80 days.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.

Tropical: Late Summer to Autumn
Temperate: Spring to Autumn
Cool: Spring to Autumn.

Sow: 6mm deep
Sow direct in growing position or in trays and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Plant space: 15-20cm
Row Space: 15-10cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 12-18 weeks

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