HEIRLOOM pre1860 Early maturing bulbs provide an excellent, nut-like flavor. Has few leaves. An interesting contrast with ornamentals. 40 seeds.
Outdoors- Early spring, 1/4” deep 2-4” apart with soil temps 55 degrees. Mid/ Late summer sowing for fall harvest
Harvest- The spring plantings under 2” for the most tender and sweet bulbs. Fall plantings can survive frosts and can be harvested when they are larger.
Tips- Grows best in the cooler weather of spring and late summer. Summer heat makes the bulbs woody and dry. Provide fertilizer and adequate moisture for optimum growth.