Allium porrum L.
One of the oldest known varieties, it comes from Spain. A variety with a long, medium thick stem, white color, and sweet taste. It can be consumed raw (in salads), cooked, fried, or in soups and creams.
Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep and space 1″ in all directions 4-6 before the last frost or sow direct from march to June. Transplant as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Hill or mound soil around stems several times to blanch as leeks grow.