LEEKS

Leeks are a large, upright, non-bulbous type of onion. Stems are long and thick and are grow into wide, flat leaves. When cooked, they provide a creamy texture, and are sweeter than onions. Leeks prefer well-drained soil and full sun. Best treated as an annual.

Genus:

Allium

Species:

ampeloprasum

Foliage Color:

Green

Flower Color:

Pink

Flower Time:

Mid to Late season

Sun Exposure:

Sun

Soil Condition:

Well-drained

Habit:

Upright

Mature Height:

24"

Mature Spread:

8-12"

Special Uses:

Edible

Edible

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