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Leek 'Musselburgh'

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ALLIUM PORRUM

PACKET CONTAINS 100 SEEDS

'Musselburgh' is a reliable old favourite that tastes excellent. Sweet delicate onion flavoured vegetable especially popular during winter as an addition to soups, tarts and casseroles.

Not only is the leek a well known tasty winter vegetable, but its root system has the added advantage of improving heavy soils. 

  • Frost tolerant
  • Matures in 120 to 150 days
Method

Raise seedlings. Transplant to final growing positions when seedlings are 20cm tall. 

Sowing Depth 5mm
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Early autumn

Temperate: Spring and Autumn

Cool climate: Spring and Autumn

Germination 10-14 days 18 - 23°C 
Plant Spacing 25cm
Position Full sun. Fertile, well cultivated with good drainage