Babington Leek (Allium ampeloprasum - BULBS

FREE POSTAGE ON BULBS !! Babington Leek (Allium ampeloprasum var Babingtonii).  X 20 BULBILS. An extremely low maintenance, hardy and very tasty, edible perennial leek. All parts of this versatile plant are edible. Harvesting time is usually around March to June. They have a lovely garlicky flavour and can be used in soups, cooked foods, salads, you can also pickle the bulbils. It grows up to 180cm high x 10cm wide (6 Ft x 0.4 Ft) and can tolerate most soils and positions except full shade. Hardy to Zone 6 (UK). Flowers from July to August if not harvested. Sow the bulbils outside between autumn and spring 2cm deep about 8-10cm apart. Or sow in pots to transplant out at a later date. Each bulbil will produce one plant. Medicinally it is as garlic but not quite as potent. Fungicidal, antiseptic and parasiticidal, amongst other things.


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