Leek plant grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Allium also known as Allium ampeloprasum, Leek plant is a perennial plant because the vegetative reproduction of the bulbs, the bulb is biennial and used as annual plant grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-11.

Leek plant leaves

Leaves green in the top white in bottom, the leave grow in radial connected growth, the young leaves start to grow from the middle.

Flowers small the color is white to pink-purple, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape, the bulb small white

Bulb is made from layers that grow in radial oblong shape, the layers color can white, the size 2-5 cm, the taste depend on the cultivars some spicy and some sweet

Leek plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
  • Edible Roots
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Herbs
  • Salad
  • Spices
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Geophyte
  • Herbaceous
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9