2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Grown for their long fleshy stems and strong taste, this species is a staple vegetable in many countries and is widely grown. This plant also has great ornamental value, producing large, spherical, pompom-like blooms on tall bare stems.
Common problems with Leek
Leek Companion Plants
How to harvest Leek
Harvest early summer. Pull the whole plant up and cut off excess roots.
How to propagate Leek
Sow into seed trays early Spring and transplant into beds once grown enough to handle.
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Other uses of Leek
Leeks are used in a multitude of recipes and cuisines.