American Flag Leek (Allium porrum)
The American Flag Leek is a traditional leek that is common among home gardeners. Leeks are a close relative to onion and garlic that are widely used in soups and stews, but they can also be used in salads.
Leeks with long stems and leaves are produced from large American Flag seeds. This hardy crop thrives in cold climates and can be grown in zones 3 through 9. Leeks are a mild onion-like vegetable that can be used in stews, soups, and salads.
Botanical Name : American Flag Leek
Common name : Allium porrum
Size at maturity : 15”-18”
Days to maturity : 120-150
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Fall, Spring
Sowing method : direct sow
Planting depth : ¼”
Plant spacing : 2”-6”
Ships : Year-round
Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 20,000