Leek 'Gigante D'inverno'

Leek - Leek  'Gigante D'inverno'

Common Name: Leek
Genus: Leek
Cultivar: 'Gigante D'inverno'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.45 m (45 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.20 m (20 cm)

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Sow Depth: 2.0 cm
Sow Spacing: 4.0 cm
Harvest: August to February
Months to Sow Ouside: February to June

  • Known as 'Giant of Winter' this variety produces large white long stems with ample dark green leaves. It has an excellent ressistance to low temperatures.

  • Growing Instructions:

    Sow outside - February to June.
    Space sowings a month apart for successional growing.
    Sow - 1-2cm deep in drills.
    Thin plants to 4cm apart. For a long white section draw dry soil around the stems in summer and autumm trying not to get the soil in between the leaves.

    Harvest - August to February

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