Leek Malabar - Mr. Fothergill&

Leek Malabar - Mr. Fothergill's Seeds

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Allium porrum

  • Vitamin A and C
  • Full Sun
  • Germination in 10 - 12 days
  • Harvest in 90 days
  • Early season Type
  • Bred to Resist Disease
  • Good Yields of plants with very broad stems
  • Excellent taste. 
  • Good tolerance to Rust

This variety is heavy cropping with very broad shanks and good tolerance to rust. Quick to grow and early maturing with excellent flavour.

Approx. 125 seeds

Leeks provide a crop from summer through to spring.  They are a good source of folate. Can be sown direct in the garden or started indoors.

Leeks are a long season plant so start seed indoors in February and early March. Sow the seed 7mm (1/4in) deep in a soil-less medium and keep at 20 C (68 F) during germination and growth. Transplant seedlings outside later in the spring when they are around 20cm (8in) tall. Space the transplants 10-15cm (4-6in) apart in rows 30-45cm (12-18in) apart. Seed can also be sown directly into the garden in April through June.

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