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Grow leek in your garden, and enjoy delicious dishes with your very own, home grown produce. This is an excellent, organically raised variety that features strong and upright stems. It has a superb flavour and can be harvested over a long period. It is delicious in soups and stews. Leeks can be grown in full sun and well drained soil.
|Light Requirements — Full sun|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Sow seeds in a seed tray or punnet at a depth of 15mm (half-inch). Thin as necessary and transplant to the growing position when 20cm (8in) tall, avoiding damage to roots. Water the seedlings into 15cm (6in) deep holes, allowing 30cm (12in) between rows. Make successive sowings for a continuous supply. Harvest when stems are 25mm (1in) thick, usually about 16 weeks from sowing.