Giant Musselburgh Leek
- Stalks grow to 9-15 inches long
- Stalks grow to 2-3 inches in diameter
- Very tolerant of cold
- Mild flavor
- 80-150 days from transplant
- ±9,700 seeds/oz
(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 blue-green fan-shaped leaves. Mild flavor, stands winter well. Good buncher for market gardens. 80-150 days from transplant. ±9,700 seeds/oz.
Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 5-7 Days
Plant Outdoors: 6” Apart
Rows Apart: 12-24"
Instructions - 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.