American Flag Leek 250 Seeds
American Flag Leek
250 Seeds plant 20 feet of row
You will love the delicate onion flavor of this variety! Tasty pearl-white bulb grow under large green leaves. A favorite in soups, stews and salads. Perfect for the home gardener and market grower. We use them in stir fry as well as cooked along with of fried potatoes for superb added flavor. Stems grow 10-15" long and about 2-3" in diameter.
Sow seeds indoors 50 to 60 days before last frost. Very hardy; overwinters well in most regions and does quite well in both southern and northern states.
Leeks can also be planted directly in the garden as soon as the soil can be worked. Leeks like long sunny days to grow big.
Few pests or diseases. Hilling your leeks will encourage longer shanks.
Recommended by the Following State Universities or Ag Extension Offices as a variety that performs well for their region . FL, OR, TX
Germination Temp: 65-75° Days to Germination: 10-14 days Plant Spacing: 6" Row Spacing: 18"
1. Originated around 1870
2. Also called "Giant Musselburh" or Scotch Flag
3. Leeks date back to the time of the Ancient Egyptians
4. Europeans have savored the delicious flavor of leeks for centuries