Leeks’ mild but rich onion flavor and cold tolerance make them a favorite in home kitchens and gardens. This onion relative has compact stems that thicken but do not form bulbs like onions. ‘King Richard’ produces extra long white stems early. Enjoy fresh, grilled, sautéed, and added to soups and stews. Cold tolerant to 20°F and can be left in the garden for an extended harvest. Plants grow up to 18″-30″ tall. Botanical Interests’® King Richard Leek Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 36 feet.
75 days to maturity.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date for late summer harvest, late spring for fall harvest, and in mild climates, sow in late summer for the following spring harvest. Soil temperature should be at least 40°F, ideally 60°–85°F.
Indoors: Sow 8-10 weeks before your average last frost date.
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