Allium Porrum

200 SEEDS

Elephant Leek

Elephant Leek

Producing leeks up to 12cm in diameter that hold their flavour well when cooked, this large growing variety is sure to make a statement in your vegetable patch.

This leek variety thrives in fertile well drained soil. Hint: Mound stems with soil to blanch and help improve stem length.

Health & Culinary Notes

  • Use this larger variety like regular leeks by adding to soups, stews, sauces, steamed or in salads.
  • Perfect for that winter chicken and leek pie.
  • You’ll be happy knowing they contain high quantities of folic acid and minerals like potassium, iron and selenium.

$3.40

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Planting Guide

Seeds per packet

200

Sow

Direct/Punnets

Depth

5mm

Plant Spacing

15cm

Row Spacing

40cm

Position

Full Sun

Height

120cm +

Harvest

100 Days

Cool Climate

Sow in Sep-Mar

Temperate Climate

Sow in Aug-Apr

Hot/Arid Climate

Sow in Mar-May, Aug-Sep

Tropical Climate

Sow in Apr-Jun