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Leeks

Cultural data; field planting

Growing season: cool season

Days to maturity: 75-150 days

Germination relative to soil temperature: 50-75ºF.

Cultural information: sow in early spring approximately ½" apart, ¼" to ½" deep in rows 24" apart. Thin to 6" apart.

Seed count: 10,000 seeds/oz. or 162,000 seeds/ b.

Projected seed usage: 3-4 lb./acre.

Diseases and pests: relatively disease and pest free.

Harvesting: harvest when leeks are 1 ½" in diameter.