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Leek Musselburgh

Code: M6450

Very hardy, good long shanks - genius

A popular large growing home garden leek that survives well in the garden through winter. Easy to grow and relatively pest and disease free. Leeks can be harvested from small right through to full size.
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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well-drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or, after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 1 cm apart, in groups 30 cm apart and to a depth of 1 cm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep trays or seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 14-21 days. Apply vegetable fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products.
  • Hints and Tips: To produce extra-long white shanks when plants are 10 cm high, make a trench 10 cm deep. Plant leeks into the bottom of the trench and cover with soil.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
Specs & Warranty
Seed Count Approx. 300
Botanical Name Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum
Best Months To Sow - Temperate Regions Feb, Mar, Sept, Oct
Best Months To Sow - Warmer Regions Spring
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens
Seed Planting Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 1cm
Harvest/Maturity 27-30 weeks


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