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Leek 'Giant Bulgarian" Heirloom Seeds

Leek 'Giant Bulgarian" Heirloom Seeds

Regular price $5.95 AUD
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About this product:

A long thin leek of the best quality light green leaves. Fine autumn variety that is popular in europe, descending from bulgaria. Long growing period, of up to 6-9 months, they store well in ground during the cooler months.

When to plant:

Zone 1: september - march

Zone 2: august - april

Zone 3: january - march

Zone 4: february - march

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Soil: leek can handle most soil types, but it should be free draining. Don’t over-fertilize the soil prior to planting leeks as this will make them more susceptible to frost damage. Mixing in compost will suffice. Soil ph level 6.5-7.5 Position shade tolerant, so a good crop to take up that less than ideal spot in the patch.

How to plant: propagate in seed trays and transplant a month after germination or sow directly to veggie patch when the temperature is above 7 degrees as they can become stunted by frost. Spacing 10-15 cm Depth 0.5-1cm Companion plants carrots Approximate no. Of seeds 80-90


Details • Made in Australia • Weight: 4.5 g (0.2 oz)

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