Leek 'Winner' - 500 seeds (Allium porrum)

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Winter leek is an annual plant that can grow to various sizes. Winter leek can be used for cooking and is common for many recipes. Winter leeks have long thick white shafts that survive winter with dark green leaves. Winter leeks is a popular leek to grow as it doesn’t take a lot of maintenance and is easy to grow. Winter leeks taste delicious when sliced, boiled and topped with a cheese sauce. Winter leeks grow best in well-drained soil and access to full sunlight. Winter leeks are best harvested from August-February 


Sowing:
Sow: February-April
Season: Annual 
Height: 3ft (90cm) 
Harvest Season:  August-February 
Environment: Full Sun
Soil Type: Chalk, Loam
Germination Time:  7-20 Days
Temperature: 10-15C (50-60F)
Seeds Watering: Wetting only the soil
Plant watering: watering once per week
Depth: 13mm (1/2in)
Plant Spacing: 6in (15cm)

Sow seeds on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp compost at a depth of about 1/2" (1cm), Deep in drills 30cm (12") apart in soil raked to a fine tilth.


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Data sheet

Height
Up to 45cm (17.7in)
Moisture
Medium
Sunlight
Full sun
Sowing month
April
February
January
March
Vegetable
Leek