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LEEK Giant Carentan

Allium porrum

Stock: Available

$4.00

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Subfamily: Allioideae

Characteristics: Annual

Seed per packet: Approx 80

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An old European variety with extremely tender white stems 15cm long by 5cm diameter. The sweet and delicate flavour makes it ideal for use in salads, soups etc.

Suitable for growing in cold and wet and even.

Perfers a rich fertile soil, prefers an open sunny position.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.

Tropical: Late Summer to Autumn
Temperate: Spring to Autumn
Cool: Spring to Autumn.

Sow: 6mm deep
Sow direct in growing position or in trays and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Plant space: 15-20cm
Row Space: 15-10cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 12-18 weeks

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