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Leeks

A relative of the onion, leeks have a great, mild flavor.

Origin:

Central Asia

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date.

TRANSPLANTS: Plant outdoors 8 weeks after starting seedlings.

Fall:

Preferred Growing Climate:

Planting Depth: 5?

Plant Spacing: 2?-4?

Days to Germinate: 14-18 days

Days to Harvest: 100-120 days

In Season:

Year-round (January-December)

Pairs Well With:

Carrot, potato, mushroom, thyme, and sage

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 61

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.3 g ? 0%

Saturated fat 0 g ? 0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg ? 0%

Sodium 20 mg ? 0%

Potassium 180 mg ? 5%

Total Carbohydrate 14 g ? 4%

Dietary fiber 1.8 g ? 7%

Sugar 3.9 g

Protein 1.5 g ? 3%

Vitamin A ? 33%??????? Vitamin C ? 20%

Calcium?? 5%? Iron?? 11%

Vitamin D ? 0%????????? Vitamin B-6 ? 10%

Vitamin B-12 ? 0%???? Magnesium ? 7%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.