Leek Philomene

Leek Philomene

Variety name: Leek Philomene

Bred by: Kultursaat e.V.

Breeder: Christina Henatsch

Seed purchase: Bingenheimer Saatgut AG

Variety description

Tall growing autumn leek with long and reasonably thick stems. Erect leaf arrangement, mid to late season growth. Rarely develops bulbs, readily cleaned, high yielding. Pleasant, aromatic and well balanced flavour.

Growing recommendations

Please check the seed retailer's website.

Additional information

This variety is a newly bred, organic variety. It was cultivated under organic conditions from the start, so that it is optimally adapted to organic cultivation. Varieties that carry the bioverita label are reproducible because they are open pollinated. They offer commercial gardeners an alternative to hybrid seed.