Leek Lyon Prizetaker

Overview

Botanical Name: Allium porrum

A popular early strain with long, thick white stems of fine flavour.

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How To Grow

Sow 0.5in (1.5cm) deep in a seed bed. Transplant to final growing positions when seedlings are 5-10cm tall, taking care to avoid damage to the roots. Make holes 6in (15cm) deep and 6in apart, allowing 1ft (30cm) between rows. Drop a plant into each hole and water it in. Do NOT firm soil round the plant.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Harvest

12-16 weeks