Blue Solaise Leek

Allium ampeloprasum | SKU: 0638 P100
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  • Blue colored leaves
  • Stalks grow to 15-20 inches
  • Sweet and flavorful
  • Good for short seasons
  • Very tolerant of cold
  • 100-120 days from transplant
  • ±8,800 seeds/oz

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(aka Bleu de Solaise) Beautiful 19th century French historic variety 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 from transplant. ±8,800 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow Blue Solaise Leek

Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost

Germination: 5-7 Days

Plant Outdoors: 6” Apart

Rows Apart: 12-24"

Instructions - 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.

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Blue Solaise Leek


I've have looked for these for years, grew them in the 90's and really have missed them! These will get big, the size of your forearm kind of big; space and time depending of course. They love my coastal climate and tolerate cold down to -5C or more for short periods without damage. I often still had some in the garden when planting the next years crop.