Please refer to Perennial Onion Cultural Notes for growing information.

Perennial onions ship in the fall as bulbs: September - November. We ship to northern-most areas first. Shipping surcharges apply - $2 for one item, $4 total for any two or more fall shipped items (including garlic and woodland medicinals). U.S. shipping addresses only. We cannot apply priority shipping & handling perennial onions.

We sell leek seed year round.

Starter Package: Bulbs are sold by weight rather than count. Bulb size varies according to crop conditions and bulbs are usually supplied as mixed sizes. Your starter package includes a free 4-page growing guide which covers perennial onions and garlic.

Perennial Leek (Oepri, Perlzwiebel) 2 oz.

Retail Price: $9.95

(Oepri, Perlzwiebel) Ships in fall. (Allium ampeloprasum) Hardy perennial leek. Leaves die back in July/August and resprout in September. Makes loads of little bulbs (~5-20 per plant) that will also resprout. Young greens can be eaten all winter, or left to mature until February and then eaten as a slender sweet leek all spring. Plants may also form small seeds some years, depending on weather and location. (Here in Virginia, so far they’ve seeded once in 7 years.) Besides being started from seeds, the plants can also be propagated by dividing the bulbs in spring or fall; bulbs should be spaced out every few years to avoid overcrowding. Comes with our Garlic and Onion Growing Guide. Starter package (2 oz, 12-25 bulbs)

Culture: Perennial leeks are generally started from dried bulbs planted in fall or divisions of plants in early spring. Plant bulbs 1 to 2 inches deep in rows 12 inches in raised beds or a well drained garden soil with high organic matter. Cover lightly with mulch. Keep the bed weeded and water as necessary until plants are established. Plants started from seed take 2 years to reach full size. General culture is similar to onions and leeks.
  • Catalog #: 66801

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 22 December, 2010.

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