Allium Porrum

200 SEEDS

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 vegie patch. Thrives in fertile well drained soil. Hint: Mound stems with soil to blanch and help improve stem length.

$3.60

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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

Health & Culinary

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.