Prizetaker Leek


  • Allium ampeloprasum
  • Open-Pollinated Heirloom, also known as ‘Lyon’
  • Maturity: 110-135 days from transplant
  • Color: green w/ white shaft
  • Size: plant grows to 36″
  • Yield: 8-10″ shanks
  • Taste: mild flavor and tender
  • Disease Resistance or Environmental Tolerance: 
    • extremely cold-hardy
    • does tend to bulb at maturity; harvest before bulbing


  • This English heirloom leek first appeared in American seed catalogs at the end of the 1880s. It is also known as ‘Lyon’ leek SSE


Results from My Garden:

  • no records kept

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