Tall, upright, blue-green leaves. Thick, cylindrical, white stems; leaves resist breaking. Increase the blanched white portion by hilling plants with soil or transplanting deeply (see Leeks). Not as winter-hardy as Evergreen. Avg. 211,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 500 seeds.
Latin Name: Allium fistulosum
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Shipping Information & Notes
CULTURE: Seed can be sown in early spring for summer use, and in July or August for fall and spring use. Sow 1/4- 1/2" apart in rows of 2-3" wide bands, 1/2" deep. Increase the blanched white portion by hilling plants with soil or transplanting deeply (see Leeks). HARVEST: Loosen with fork or underminer and gather. Wash, hydrocool, and hold at near freezing until shipped or displayed. AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: 250'/oz., 4 oz./1,000', 4,000'/lb., 7 1/2 lb./acre at 50 seeds/ft. in 2" wide bands 18" apart. SIZED SEEDS: All seeds are unsized. SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: 180,000-215,000 (avg. 200,000). PACKET: 500 seeds sows 10'.