Giant Musselburg Leeks
Giant Musselburg Leeks LK3-100

Giant Musselburg Leeks

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SKU LK3-250
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Planting Instructions
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105 days. Allium ampeloprasum. Open Pollinated. The plant produces high yields of huge leeks. It is pure white, very sweet, delicious, and tender. It grows to 2 to 3" in diameter! Used in soups, stews, and salads. It is very winter hardy. One of the best winter hardy leeks you can grow. Also known as Scotch Flag Leek. Excellent choice for home gardens and market growers. An 1834 heirloom from Edinburgh, Scotland. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 546065.

Lot No: 193347

Germination: 95%

Test Date: 05/23

Seeds Per Pound: 144,000

Plant Height: 9 to 18” Tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow

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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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