King Richard Leeks pk/100
King Richard Leeks LK2-100

King Richard Leeks pk/100

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75 days. Allium ampeloprasum. Open Pollinated. A very early variety that produces high yields of quality leeks. The flavor is mild. Excellent in soups, stews, and salads. Suitable for hydroponics gardening. An excellent choice for home gardens and market growers. United States Department of Agriculture, W6 44541.

Lot No: 49647

Germination: 87%

Test Date: 10/20

Seeds Per Pound: 144,000

Plant Height: 8 to 18” Tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow



Leeks
Allium porrum

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4"70 F to 75 F 7 to 10 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"18" 3 - 4"70 - 130 days
Leek Seed Planting Information:

The leek is like a bulb onion. It is grown for its fleshy stem. It is mellow onion and can be substituted for any onion and asparagus recipe. Leek seeds should be planted indoors 50 to 60 days before last frost. You can also plant seeds directly in the garden as soon as the soil can be worked. Keep free from weeds. You need long sunny days to grow large leeks. Plants grow 8 - 18" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro twice per month.

Harvest Tips:

Harvest when leeks are ½" in diameter.


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