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Large Yellow Leek du Poitou organic

€3,00 EUR

The large yellow leek du Poitou is an early French traditional variety of Leek from the Poitou region in France. The Leek has a large short and stocky white part and a green-yellow and sometimes golden foliage and grows fast. This leek variety has milder flavor after the first frosts. This leek works well for late summer and autumn harvest, It has some resistance to moderate winters (up to  8°C.) Continues to grow in the spring. It has above all an excellent taste. 

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: Rich and deep soil

Sowing and cultivation: Sow from end of February to April and harvest from August. Summer leeks are sown in a warm layer (14-16°C) in February-March. They will be transplanted from mid-April to June at a distance of 15 cm between each plant and 40 cm between the lines. The harvest begins, following the sowing period, in the last week of July.