Allium ampeloprasum 'Musselburgh'
|Species:||Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum|
Sow thinly in trays of seed compost, cover with 1.5cm (½in) of compost, firm gently and keep moist. Cover tray with glass, polythene or propagator lid and keep at approximately 15°C (60°F). Seedlings usually appear in 14-21 days.
Sow thinly in a prepared seed bed in rows 20cm (8in) apart. Cover with 1.5cm (½in) of fine soil, firm gently and keep moist.
When 12cm (5in) tall transplant into holes 15cm (6in) apart with 30cm (12in) between rows.
Harvest from October onwards.
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- (2010). Leek: Musselburgh - Seed Packet. Wilkinson. Worksop, Nottinghamshire.