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Blau Gruner Leek

Organic Blau Gruner Leek Seeds

Thick stalks, sweet taste

Allium porrum
Sturdy and hardy blue-green winter leek.
These leeks have dense, stout stalks that sweeten up in the fall/winter. Blue-green in color, this German variety can be used in soups, pastas, dips, and more.
Product ID# LE0206 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC , Grown in the Northeast

Currently unavailable. We hope to have this item available for order again by January 15th, 2019

Detailed Product Info

The leek is a national emblem of Wales. According to legend, or perhaps due to a Shakespearean reference, Saint David ordered his Welsh soldiers to identify themselves by wearing the vegetable on their helmets in an ancient battle against the Saxons that took place in a leek field. It is still worn on St. David's Day each March 1st. This variety produces heavy, dense, stout stalks that sweeten up in the fall/winter.

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 5 to 12 days
Days to Maturity 110 days
Planting Depth ⅛ to ¼ inch
Spacing in Row 6 inches
Spacing Between Rows 18 inches
Height at Maturity 30 inches
Growing Instructions

Sow under protection in late winter or early spring, then transplant any time after soil can be worked. Make a hole about 8" deep and drop sturdy seedlings into the hole. Allow rain to wash soil into hole, slowly filling it. Harvest at pencil-thin stage for baby leeks or anytime thereafter.

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