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20102G

Rally Leek (Organic F1 Hybrid 85 Days)

Vigorous hybrid leek for early production.Earlier than the others, producing high quality, long uniform shanks. Cleans easily and holds strong againist thrips and rust.

50 seeds

Rally Leek (Organic F1 Hybrid 85 Days) 


PLANTING

Allium ampeloprasm

Germination: 5-10 days. 

Germination rates for alliums (onions/shallots/chives/leeks) decline rapidly. We strongly encourage you to purchase new seed each growing season.

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 60-75ºF. 

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/4" deep

Sowing Indoors: Start 8-10 weeks before the last frost with soil temperatures 60-75 ºF. Sow in flats 1/4” deep, 1/4” apart. Transplant seedlings out mid/late spring, 4-6” apart. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Seedlings size should be about a pencil-thick at transplanting time.

Sowing OutdoorsEarly to mid-spring when the soil temperature reaches at least 55-60 ºF. Sow 1-3 seeds per inch, thin to 4-6” apart. 

How much does a packet plant: 25-30 foot single row  

Harvest- Start harvesting baby leeks at 1/2” diameter and leave some for a larger end of season harvest.

Tips-  Needs fertile, well-drained soil. Amend with compost or apply organic granular fertilizer. Adequate water is very important for optimum growth, 1" per week. You can plant leeks in a trench and as the plants mature, fill in around them to assist in blanching.