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Allium porrum (Garden Leek)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 42659



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Allium
Species: Allium porrum
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Annual
  • Vegetable
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 2a (to -45 F / -43 C)
  • 2b (to -40 F / -40 C)
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
  • 11 (Above 40 F / Above 4 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm)
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Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Dark
Leaf Shape edit
  • Linear
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Suitable For edit
  • Vegetable Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Loamy / Medium
  • Rich
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
Wildlife Value edit
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
Skill Level edit
  • Some Experience
Additional Short Notes add
  • best when planted in a trench and then hilled, or dibble in when young. edit | delete
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