Harvest Season: Late summer or fall

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Easy care

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 18" - 24"

Width: 6" - 10"

Exposure: Sun

Available: Available in a 601 pack.601 size means that its a broadcast seeded pack. Each pack will contain between 24-30 seedlings.

General Information: 

Leeks, scientifically known as Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum, are a member of the onion family and are renowned for their mild and sweet flavor. They are a popular choice for adding depth and complexity to various dishes, from soups and stews to stir-fries and salads.

Leeks prefer well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. Before planting, loosen the soil and remove any weeds or debris. Adding compost or well-rotted manure can help improve the soil's fertility.

Leeks require consistent moisture to grow well. Water them regularly, especially during dry spells. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to rotting.

Keep the area around the leeks free from weeds, as they can compete for nutrients and water. Mulching with straw or grass clippings can help suppress weed growth.

Leeks are typically ready for harvest when they reach a desirable size, usually around 1 to 2 inches in diameter in late fall. Gently loosen the soil around the base of the leek and carefully lift it out of the ground. Trim off the roots and the dark green tops, leaving behind the white and light green edible portion.




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