Leek - Varna - Allium ampeloprasum (Porrum group)
Biennial Varnas have mild, sweet oniony flavor. The plant has hardy blue-green leaves, and thick, 7"-10" stems which blanch snowy white. These leeks are good for fall and winter harvesting and grow quickly. Use in soups, stews, and stir-fries. This is a standard variety for home gardens and market growers.
Did You Know? The leek is an ancient national symbol of Wales. In fact, a leek is the cap badge of the Welsh Guards, an infantry division of the British Army.
Soil Temperature: 60-80°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 5-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 15"-18"
Days To Maturity: 130 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds
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