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Leek ‘King Richard’



Mildly Sweet, Great in Soups

Allium porrum

Fast-growing, mild-flavored, early leeks with narrow white shafts up to 1’ before the leaves. Grows 18-30” tall by 6-8” wide. Matures in 80-90 days from seed.

Uses: Great for cooking.

Care: Full sun. Plant in consistently moist, loose soil. Water regularly. Apply a balanced fertilizer at planting. Plant 6” apart. Overwinters in zones 7 and higher.


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