American Flag Leek Seed

(8 customer reviews)


American Flag Leek seeds are easy to grow and the microgreens have a flavor and scent similar to sweet onions.


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Seed for HM Tray$2.09
Seed for 1010 Tray$3.59
By the Ounce$6.99
1/4-lb Bag$17.99

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American Flag Leek Seed Highlights

  • Germination: 3 to 4 days.
  • Soak: No need.
  • Harvest: 12 to 15 days
  • Flavor: Mild onion flavor.
  • Nutrients: Vitamins B6, folate (B9) & C, and iron.

A relative of onion and garlic, American Flag Leeks taste like onions and will add color and flavor to any micro-salad or egg dish.

When chopped, leek microgreens smell like sweet onions, and their flavor is similar to mature leeks.

The finished microgreen is a long, slender green similar to miniature chives. Use leek microgreens as an onion substitute  — fantastic on hamburgers, soups, garnishes, and more.

A small amount of leek microgreens goes a long way, as the onion flavor can overpower a dish if used too heavily.

Harvest leek microgreens when they reach a height of 2 1/2- to 4-inches.

Leeks will re-grow after harvest! You can get at least two or three cuttings.

The thin green stem will more than not have the remains of the black seed resting at the tip. So the seed pod isn’t much of an issue when cooking. If it bothers you, rinse them off with running water.

Leeks are ready to harvest between 12 and 15 days after sowing.

American Flag Leek Seed Package Sizes

  • The Home Microgreens tray seed packet weighs 3.0-grams and contains approximately 1,000 seeds.
  • The 1010 tray seed packet weighs 8.0 grams.

We also sell American Flag Leek seed in the following size packages.

  • by the ounce
  • 4-ounce packages

How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?

There’s no need for you to worry about how much seed you need if you use Home Microgreen planting trays or 1010 trays. Each seed packet has the correct number of seeds for a perfect tray of Leek microgreens.

The seeding area of a Home Microgreen Tray is 37.5 square inches.

However, if you’re using a different planting tray, use the calculator in the article below to figure out how much seed you need.

Click this link to use the calculator: Home Microgreens Seed Density Calculator.

8 reviews for American Flag Leek Seed

  1. Jennifer Claggett (verified owner)

    Leeks are a new microgreen for me and I appreciate being able to try a little bit of seeds. My first batch is just getting started, but there is a high germination rate and all signs are positive – plants look great so far. Excited to try this microgreen in our cooking as a flavorful addition to recipes.

  2. Kevin S. (verified owner)

    Great quality and good price

  3. Debra R. (verified owner)

    Beautiful little seeds…

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