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Leek, Bleu de Solaise (Blue Winter leek)

This is a record of how long this particular set of seeds took to germinate and how they looked at various stages from first appearance to the development of the first set of true leaves and beyond. I hope this will prove useful.

Variety: Bleu de Solaise (blue, winter leek)
Sown indoors: 13th February 2014
First Seedling: 19th February 2014
Germination: 6 days
Germination ratio: 22/28 seeds sown (by 28th February)

Two days after first appearance.

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Leek, Jaune de Poitou

This is a record of how long this particular set of seeds took to germinate and how they looked at various stages from first appearance to the development of the first set of true leaves and beyond. I hope this will prove useful.

Variety: Jaune de Poitou (yellow leek early)
Sown indoors: 29th January 2014
First Seedling: 3rd February 2014
Germination: 5 days
Germination ratio: 28/32 seeds sown (by 10th February)

A new variety of Leek to me, I can’t quite believe that I can see what appears to be a seedling after only 5 days! Of course it may well be a confused seed coming root first but only time will tell.

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