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Allium Family: Leeks, Garlic

Learn more about the Allium family — particularly leeks and garlic — with our thorough plant guide that shows you when to sow and harvest, plus the best conditions for these plants.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Leek 'Musselburgh'

An extremely hardy, sturdy leek, with a broad white stem topped by impressive green leaves, known as flags. This old variety can withstand the coldest winter, and can be harvested from late fall until late winter.
Sow: Early to mid-spring
Harvest: Late fall to late winter
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun



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