Leek American Flag – Item #3993

$2.69

Leeks have a delightful mild onion flavor that make the perfect seasoning for soups and stews. American Flag has an extra-long white stem and is easy to grow, like scallions.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 6″ (15cm)

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Leeks prefer a fertile soil with regular water for best growth. They are shallow rooted, so keep them well weeded to prevent competition. Sow in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked.

Pull leek when its base is 1″ in circumference. Plant height 10″ tall.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Allium ampeloprasum

Matures In: 100 days

Attributes: Heirloom culinary favorite