Prizetaker Leek

Allium ampeloprasum | SKU: 0640
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$3.25 to $40.75
  • Stalks grow to 36 inches
  • Base is pure-white
  • Mild flavor and tender
  • 110-135 days from transplant
  • ±10,600 seeds/oz

$3.25 to $40.75

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(aka Lyon) English historic variety that first appeared in American catalogs at the end of the 1880s. Very hardy 36" tall plants with thick, solid, pure-white base. Even with its large size, the stalk retains its tenderness and mild flavor. 110-135 days from transplant. ±10,600 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow Prizetaker 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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Kept well after maturing in the garden

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I started these leeks indoors and transplanted them. I harvested them very, very late and they were still tender, not woody. My potato leek soup was delicious. They did not grow to be very thick for me, so just plant more.