100 days. Long, thick (2 inches across), vigorous, and fast growing; delicate, deliciously mild flavor; great fresh or cooked. The Carentan leek was mentioned by Vilmorin in 1885. An old European favorite that is becoming rare. Very adaptable and yields are good.
- 6-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-14 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 45-80 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 4-6"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Allium ampeloprasum
Growing Tips: Sow indoors in late winter. Set outdoors 6-8 weeks before last frost of spring into rich, finely-worked garden soil. Hill up plants for long white shanks.