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Most popular Australian variety, very tender, fine quality, mild flavour, good for home gardener and marketing, very vigorous and frost hardy. "The grand old Leek of Scotland", described in 1864 N.S.W. Horticultural Magazine. 130-150 days.

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Eden Seeds
Packet (550 seeds) $3.50

General information:


Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum

Originating from the Middle East and cultivated in Europe since pre-historic times. Richer than onions in vitamin C, sulphur, potassium and calcium. Eat in salads, stews, quiche and soups. Likes deep, rich soil. Stems are hilled with soil to blanch. Start harvesting at 2cm thick, stores well in fridge. Sow spring to autumn in cooler areas. Autumn to Spring in warmer areas. (We cannot send to Tasmania)

350-450 seeds per gram

Leek planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:10-15
Row space cm:30-75
Depth cm:0.5-1
Best soil temp:8-30 °C
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:350-450
Rate per hectare:2.5-3.5kg
Average days to maturity:105-130
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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