The Bleu de Lieges leek is an old variety from the Ardennes Region split between France, Belgium and Luxembourg. This leek has a dark green-blue long foliage and produces large leeks. very cold resistant, it is an ideal leek variety to grow in winter. It is suitable for cooking in soups, in a stew or simply steamed and served with a vinaigrette dressing.
Scientific Name: Allium Porrum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 7C-16C
Germination time in days: 14-21 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 100–120 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Light, well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow from February to April and harvest from November.