Leek, Giant Musselburgh

Catalog #0639

5459

(Allium ampeloprasum) (aka Scotch Flag) Scottish variety introduced in the early 1800s. Enormous leeks that are 9-15" long by 2-3" in diameter. Tender white stalks, dark bluegreen fan-shaped leaves. Mild flavor, stands winter well. Good buncher for market gardens. 80-150 days from transplant.

START INDOORS
4-6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
5-7 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
6" Apart
ROWS APART
12-24"
Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep and space 1" in all directions. Transplant as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Hill or mound soil around stems several times to blanch as leeks grow.
± 9,700 seeds/oz

Price:  Free!

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