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Elephant Leek

Allium porrum

200 seeds/pkt

Elephant Leeks

  • Large leeks
  • Good flavour

Large leeks that can grow up to 10cm in diameter.  Good flavour.  Perfect for salads, stews, soups, stir-fries and steamed.

$3.00 inc GST

$3.00 inc GST

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Product Description

Elephant leek are large leeks that can grow up to 10cm in diameter.  Good flavour.  Perfect for salads, stews, soups, stir-fries and steamed. A reliable hardy variety originally from eastern European producing thick shanks of excellent flavour that will stand well over-winter. These large leeks are guaranteed to be the pride of any vegetable garden. Ideal for stir-fries, casseroles, soups, stews or a side vegetable. Baste with olive oil and roast the flesh becomes deliciously creamy

Planting Guide
Method
Direct
Planting Depth
5mm
Best Planting Season
Germination Period
10 to 14 days at 18-25C
Life Cycle
Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing
45cm
Plant Spacing
12cm
Positioning
Full sun
Average days to maturity
100 days
Other Information
Keep well watered. Hill stems with soil to blanch and create longer stems.
* The information above is provided as a guide only.
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