How to Grow Leeks

Leeks are a cold-weather crop, but there’s no need to pull them when it gets warm out: letting them go to seed allows them to reseed themselves for the fall, plus the pollinators and predatory insects love their flowers. They are really cool looking, too.  Botanical Information Taxonomy Allium ampeloprasum History Leeks originated in the […]

American Flag Leek

Details Allium ampeloprasum Type: Shape: regular Color: thick blue-green leaves with white stems Maturity: 100 days Size: 12-14″ stalks, “large” Yield: “good yields” Taste: “nice flavor”, “great in soups, stir fries and stews” Disease Resistance: ? Notes: easy to grow very adaptable Sources: (where to buy) Peaceful Valley Farm: $3.99 for 1 lb of transplants Results from […]