Growing Calendar for Leek Seeds - Neptune
Delivery: 5-7 Working Days
Choose Leek Neptune for home-grown long shanks, half the shaft is a white bases, topped with half blue-green leaves.
Keeping you going through the winter when other home-grown crops are lean Neptune is a crop to depend on as part of your yearly supplies.
Neptune is very hardy to UK weather conditions, good news for home growers up and down the country at the mercy of their own microclimate.
Resistant to the common disease rust Neptune is an improved variety and one we would recommend to gardeners new to growing leeks.
If you want to harvesting leeks from as early as autumn we recommend you sow leeks in modules indoors from January.
Good yield of long tasty leeks
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.
Bought these before. Seeds already sprouting, very happy
Growing from seed well so far
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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