King Richard Leek Seed

King Richard Leek Seed

Latin Name: Allium porrum

Product ID#: RL9080-8516

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Greenhouse Performer
Additional Characteristics Best Suited for Spring & Fall Crop, Start Early for Transplants, Cold Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Fast Growing
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 75 Days
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 7 - 15 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Edible
Shape Bulb
  • 1 packet

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King Richard Leek is a robust full size leek that is best suited for summer growing conditions as it will only tolerate minimal frost. This non-bulbing onion variety features 12" inch long leaves and 2.5" inch creamy white bottoms. King Richard is well adapted for growing finger size baby leeks by planting extra close (40 seeds per ft). Enjoy the mild onion flavor of this summer favorite on the grill, in green and pasta salads, and summer soups. Earliest variety we offer. 75 days. Packet: approx. 250 seeds.

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