Grow your own
Grow your own

Leek

It may not look like much at first – but give it time, and its slender, seed-tipped stems will arrive. This green’s mild, onion-like flavour has a nice hint of wild garlic and cucumber.

Seed hulls will cling to the stem all the way which are edible. They grow in a bent like fashion.

Difficulty

Patience – gentle watering while germinating

Preference

Humid and light can aid germination

Goes well with

Chicken, ham, cheese, cream, garlic, sage, shallots

Repot?

Worth a try

Grow Speed

14-21 days

Drawbacks

Germination can be patchy – seeds can dislodge in post