LEEK

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Origin: Eastern Mediterranean and the Near East.

 

Leeks belongs to the onion genus Allium. Microgreen leeks have a taste akin to onions with a cucumber savor, less bitter than scallions.

 

The word 'leek' is derived from the Old English word "leac", which is also the source of the modern English garlic name. 

The Egyptian and Hebrew cultivated Leeks as well, although the Romans brought them to Britain, where they became enormously appreciated. Leeks were a popular food in Europe during the Middle Ages as well.

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Microgreen

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Baby Green

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Retail

Additional Information:

Color and texture: Thin, dark green leaves knotted with tiny black seeds. Scallions, onions, and garlic are closely related to leeks.

 

Seeds: Our organic seeds are grown in Longiano, Italy

 

Nutritional information: The allium vegetables frequently contribute to diet with their unique combination of flavonoids and sulfur-containing nutrients. Leeks microgreens contain vitamin B6, vitamin C, iron, and folic acid.