Plants in stock

Allium porrum : fact sheet


Species name:
Allium porrum
Common names:
Leeks ,Prei
Description:
Leek, Vegetables, Erect Herbaceous Bulbous

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 25cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Bulbous-Erect ,Erect - Biennials
Usage:
Vegetables ,Edible Flower ,Edible Leaves ,Edible Root/Tubers ,Edible Stalk/Stem/Branch/Trunk/Bark ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Butterflies ,Mole Repellent
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit
Flowers:
Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive ,Flowers Particularly Fragrant
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Winter (June-Aug.)
Features:
Bulbous
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Foliage Particularly Attractive ,Foliage Crunched Particularly Fragrant

Plant suppliers

Green Cube

Cape Town
tel: 0834353197
email: arlo@greencube.co.za
Retail stock

Rondeberg Nursery

Atlantis
tel: 0797963759
email: rondebergnur.christie@gmail.com
Retail stock