Sow in spring for summer use or sow in fall for overwintering. Little or no bulbing. If your winters are severe, this is the one to grow. May be handled as a perennial by dividing the clumps the second summer to produce a new crop. Avg. 198,400 seeds/lb. Packet: 500 seeds.
Backordered until 03/17/15
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'.