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Alliums Salad onion


White Lisbon Allium cepa Elsoms own selection of salad onion.White Lisbon is an excellent variety for bunching. Its white stems and neat foliagemake it top quality.


Parade Allium fistulosum Very attractive salad onion, which does not bulb. Leaves are strong, upright, and dark green in colour. Can be used for early to late sowings, with consistent quality.


Performer Allium fistulosum Very attractive salad onion, which does not bulb with darker green leaf than Parade. Strong, upright leaves and good resistance tomildew.


Leek


Striker F1 Produces high yields of very long shanks with upright leaves and very good standing ability. Very slow to bolt and is ideal for summer and autumn production.


NEW Jumper F1 A


vigorous, upright, second early variety. Jumper has a good range of disease and thrip resistance. Suitable for planting or early direct drilling.


White Lisbon


Swiss Giant Lancia Very heavy cropping early variety for summer and early autumn. Long white shanks and strong foliage.


Blauwgroene Autumn Pandora Early variety of excellent uniformity with long stems and upright leaves. Vigorous growth and highly productive.


Jolant Early variety with upright, smooth stems andmediumlong shafts. Vigorous and heavy yielding.


Jumper F1


Blauwgroene Autumn Lancelot Highly productive variety with long white shanks. Dark green upright foliage, and no bulbing.


BlauwgroeneWinter BanditHigh yielding and uniformvariety. Upright growing, with dark-blue/green foliage. Producesmediumlong white stems of high quality.


Runner F1 Second early variety with long shanks and upright leaves. High yielding with excellent standing ability.


NEW Surfer F1 A compact


hybrid for autumn and winter production. Stood well in the winter of 2009/2010.


Leek cropping guide


Variety Striker F1


NEW Jumper F1


Swiss Giant Lancia Blauwgroene Autumn Pandora Jolant Blauwgroene Autumn Lancelot Blauwgroene Winter Bandit


Runner F1 NEW Surfer F1 Drilling/planting Maturity


In this 12 month cropping guide, varieties are listed for harvest during their natural maturity. However, some perform quite satisfactorily from different sowing dates. Likewise, seasonal differences and cultivation methods may alter maturity.


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec


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