(Allium ampeloprasum) (aka Bleu de Solaise) Beautiful 19th century French
heirloom with truly blue-colored leaves that turn
violet after a cold spell. Very large 15-20" stalks
are sweet and flavorful. Extremely hardy, good for
short-season areas and winter harvest. 100-120 days
4-6 weeks before last frost
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep and space 1" in all
directions. Transplant as soon as soil can be worked
in spring. Hill or mound soil around stems several
times to blanch as leeks grow. ± 8,800 seeds/oz
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