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Leek Seed 'Musselburgh'

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Allium porrum 'Musselburgh'

  • A very hardy variety that produces excellent quality leeks.
  • Fantastically sweet whether eaten as baby leeks or allowed to mature.

Supplied as a packet of approximately 100 seeds.

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A very hardy variety that produces excellent quality leeks that are difficult to fault.

Harvested young, as baby leeks, these have a fantastically sweet flavour which doesn't falter if they are left to mature.

Leeks are arguably one of the most important fresh winter vegetables due to their hardiness. We've had Musselburgh literally disappear under several feet of snow for several weeks, and deal with temperatures as low as 5F (-15C), only to appear, unscathed, after the thaw!

  • Sow thinly in seed trays under protection January-March; or sow March-late April thinly in " (1 cm) deep drills 9" (23 cm) apart.
  • When approximately 8" (20 cm) tall lift the seedlings carefully and set out 8" (20 cm) apart in rows 16" (40 cm) apart by making holes approximately 4" (10 cm) deep, inserting the seedling and then filling with water, NOT SOIL.
  • Straighten up seedlings after approximately one week if required.
  • Top Tips
  • Leeks prefer a well-drained soil and a position in sun or part shaden.
  • To produce a greater amount of white stem earth up as growth develops.
  • Harvest as required, leaving the remaining crop in the ground.

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How To...

How To Sow & Grow Leeks
Detailed advice on sowing and growing leeks outside. Includes information on watering and pest control.

How To Videos

How To Sow Onion & Leek Seeds (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen explaining how to sow onion and leek seeds. Includes information on sowing times and temperatures.

Recipes

Leek & Potato Soup Recipe
Serena's favourite soup recipe - and one she is famed for among our friends. A gorgeous autumn and winter treat that freezes well.

General Information

A Note About Our Seed Packets & Seed Counts
Information on Victoriana's method of packeting seed, including information on the seed packets. Also details on Victoriana's seed guarantee.

Magazine Articles

Tip Top Leeks
An article on the basics of growing leeks written by Paul Peacock that appeared in the June 2007 issue of Grow It! magazine.




Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265