Growing Calendar for Leek Seeds - Musselburgh
Delivery: Early April to Late August
An old established favourite with short, thick stems and a mild flavour. Pay just pennies for dependable leeks that thrive in rich soil whether you grow them in the far North or on exposed sites.
These shorter leeks are easy to harvest in big numbers and show much of the fragrant white on the central shafts.
We recommend you provide a catch crop of lettuces Match or Bijou to give you quicker crops while waiting for your harvests of leeks. Catch crops are fast-growing vegetables or salads you can grow in between longer-growing crops.
Short thick stems
Sow Indoors: January-February under glass.
Sow Outdoors: March-April thinly into pre watered soil ½in (1cm) deep in rows 6in (15cm) apart in seed bed. Keep soil moist at all times.
Plant Out: April transplant when 8in (20cm) high into holes 6in (15cm) deep fill with water. Only when plants are well establised start blanching by earthing up.
Liquid feed during summer.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
Seeds just germinated but looking good.
Lots of baby leeks in the greenhouse
Very good germination, now growing on well.
Read up how to grow Vegetable Seeds online.
Growing instructions for Leeks
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Low in fat and lighter than the more traditional leek & potato version. Serve with rustic bread for a warming lunch
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days
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