Giant Musselburgh Leek, 1800 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Giant Musselburgh Leek, 1800 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Scotch Flag) Scottish variety was 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. The mild flavor stands winter well. Good buncher for market gardens. 80-150 days from transplant. ±9,700 seeds/oz.

Characteristics: 

  • 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
  • 100 Seeds per packet 

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. 

Sow Indoors: 4-6 weeks before the last frost

Germinate 5-7 days

Plants 6" apart

Plant Rows 12-24" apart 

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