Leek - Allium porrum

Did you know?

The leek is one of the national symbol of Wales, the other is the daffodil.

Since medieval times it has been claimed that girls who sleep with a leek under their pillow on St David’s Day will see their future husbands in their dreams.

The Roman emperor Nero was known as the ‘leek eater’ as he ate large quantities of leeks believing this would improve his singing voice.