20 seeds Bulgarian Giant Leek is easier to grow than onions and more suited to colder climates. This European leek, with long stalks and a very good flavor has Bulbs that are well-sized and can reach 1" thick. They have an amazing flavor and cook very fast! You can over winter them and they will come up ever year. They are Insect an disease resistent 65 days Allium ampeloprasum
Bulgarian Giant Leek
- Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost of spring. Transplant outside after the soil has warmed to 65˚ to 75˚F. Sow one inch deep and space 12-18 inches apart in rows 3-4 feet apart. Plants prefer full sun and moist soil with plenty of organic matter.
Harvest daily with a sharp knife during hot weather — pods taste best when young and grow quickly past the stage of prime eating. Wear gloves and long sleeves for protection from spines.Green Thumb TipSow seeds outdoors when the soil has warmed. Tolerant of heat and drought, but not of cold. Keep well picked for higher yields.DIRECT SEED 2" ApartSEED DEPTH 1/2"THIN 6-8" Apart LIGHT Full Sun