A popular variety, good flavour with strong growing habit. Good source of vitamins A and C, folic acid and potassium. Dark green foliage and medium lengths of white stem. Cultivate soils to a depth of 25cms and ensure a good tilth for the leeks to develop into. Best started off in seed trays and then pricked out into individual small pots before planting out into the vegetable garden.
Aspect: As much sun as possible but will withstand some shade.
Soil type: Soils that are not to heavy and will drain freely. Ensure soils are fertile.