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Allium porrum


Fruits and Vegetables

Start seed 10-12 weeks before last frost, 60-70F/15-21C, or sow outside when frost clears; seedlings started inside should be planted on into larger pots as required. Plant 6" apart, rows 12" apart, in rich, light and well-drained soil, good to moderate light. Set seedlings deep enough such that only a few inches of leaf are above ground, or plant in a 12"-deep trench that is gradually filled during the growing season

Water well until established, and during the heat of summer. Plants sown in early summer may overwinter well for spring cropping

Allium cepa aggregatum (multiplier onion, Egyptian onion)
Allium cepa (onion)
Allium cernuum (Allegheny onion)
Allium fistulosum (Welsh onion, scallion, ciboule)
Allium giganteum (giant onion)
Allium moly (golden garlic, lily leek)
Allium sativum (garlic)
Allium schoenoprasum (chives)
Allium tuberosum (garlic chives, Chinese chives)
Allium ursinum (rampion)

Fruits and Vegetables

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