Leeks 'Blue Solaise' sown by Alison

Photo: Nina Pope 19.07.12

Photo: Nina Pope 04.04.12

Photo: Nina Pope 06.08.11

Leeks 'Blue Solaise' sown by Alison

Leek "Various" (Allium ampeloprasum)

Vegetable - Edible?: Edible

In Tuesday 12th April 2011

  • Sown Direct by Alison, Tue 12th Apr '11
  • Thinned by Loofthur, Sat 28th May '11
  • Moved to 6: Aubergines, Chives, Chillis & Leeks by Loofthur & Luu, Sat 28th May '11
  • Harvested by Group, Sat 21st Jan '12
  • Harvested by Lydia for group, Thu 15th Mar '12
  • Harvested by Group, Sat 31st Mar '12

Chiltern Seeds say: "This is a traditional French heirloom variety that is both extremely hardy - will stand until May - and attractive with its deep blue/purple leaves and medium length, thick white stem."

We left a few of these in to form seed heads.

Raised Beds Garden Plan A: Herbs (9) B: Eryngium, Allium & Aquilegia (8) C: Salads (10) D: Potatoes (8) E: Garlic & Onions (7) F: Tomatoes & Basil (7) G: Brassicas (6) H: Leeks (11) I: Wild Flowers (1) J: Parsnips, Salsify & Scorzonera (4) K: Mecanopsis & Perennials (9) L: Rhubarb & Strawberries (5) M: Sweet Corn, Squash & Courgettes (9) N: Herbs (6) O: Eryngium, Allium & Aquilegia (7) P: Salads (13) Q: Potatoes (5) R: Garlic & Onions (8) S: Tomatoes & Basil (9) T: Brassicas (5) U: Leeks (6) V: Wild Flowers (1) W: Comfrey (1) X: Sweet Potatoes (10) Y: Carrots & Parsnips (8) Z: Sweet Corn, Squash & Courgettes (8) 1: Mint (1) 2: Cut Flowers (8) 3: Globe Artichokes & Perennial Flowers (4) 4: Hysop (1) 5: Chilli Peppers & Basil (4) 6: Beans & Sweet Peas (10) 7: Chilli Peppers & Basil (1) 8: Beans & Sweet Peas (10) Wall: Fruit Wall (23)
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