Elephant Leek

Allium porrum
200 seeds/pktElephant 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
Planting Guide

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/s: , ,
Germination: 10 to 14 days at 18-25C
Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing: 45cm
Plant Spacing: 12cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 100 days
Other: Keep well watered. Hill stems with soil to blanch and create longer stems.
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