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Allium porrum

Giant Carentan

Description

A productive and hardy old French variety producing tender thick white stems about 20cm tall.

Harvesting seed

The seed head rests on a tall stem and will shatter, releasing seeds as they dry.

When the seeds blacken with the flowers, cut off the stem and place upside down in a bag. Leave for about 3 weeks then sieve and winnow.

Store in an airtight container.


Additional Info

Height
Spread
Colour
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Biennial
Seed viability
3 years
Nominal value
0.4 pence/seed