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Thompson & Morgan Leek Porbella

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£0.99 - £0.99
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SKU ATP00617
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BUYERS NOTES

An outstanding garden variety with excellent winter hardiness and good resistance to rust. Leek ‚Porbella‚ produces good yields of sturdy, pure white, thick stems with dark green leaves. The mature leeks are ready for harvesting from October to February for a long season of use.

Sowing Information:

Direct sow outdoors at a depth of 1cm (¬Ωin) into a well prepared seedbed, for transplanting to their final positions later on. Alternatively sow leek seed indoors from January to February at a depth of 1cm (¬Ωin), in modules using free-draining, seed sowing compost. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag at a temperature of 10-15°C (50-59°F) until after germination which usually takes 14 -21 days. Once germinated, grow leek plants on in cool conditions until all risk of frost has passed.

Growing Information:

When leeks are at least 20cm (8in) tall, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7-10 days before transplanting them into the well prepared, rich fertile, well drained soil in sun or semi shade. Leave 23cm (9in) between plants and 30cm (12in) between rows. Alternatively grow leeks in patio bags of good quality compost. Using a large, thick dibber, create each planting hole to a depth of 15cm (6in) and lower the leeks into the holes ensuring that they reach the bottom. Fill each hole with water, washing sufficient soil around the plants to ensure that they can establish. Cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects. Water the plants thoroughly after planting.

Aftercare Information:

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FORM & SPECIFICATION

  • Range: A-Z - V
  • Category: Vegetable
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Longevity: Biennial
  • Flowering Period: -
  • Harvesting Period: October, November, December, January, February
  • No of Seeds: 50
  • Measured By: Seed

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