Scientific Name: Allium ampeloprasum Form: Vase
Common Name:leek Texture:Medium
Family Name:AmaryllidaceaeHabit: Upright, Arching
Plant Type: Biennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Europe, Africa, Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, White, Purple, Jul- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep- Aug
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Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture
Key ID Features:Onion-like biennials but varieties grown for stems may lack distinct bulbs; leaves sheathing long, linear and gradually narrowing down to the fine tip.