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Leek  Prizetaker/Lyon
Leek Prizetaker/Lyon
Item Number: 12510
Unit Price 1.15
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Description
Uniform habit produces long thick white stems. As the name implies is ideal for the show bench. Matures from early autumn onwards.

Seed Count: 300


WHERE TO SOW
Sow the seeds thinly in a well prepared seed bed in shallow drills 2cm (1") deep in short rows. Can also be sown earlier in trays under glass for exhibition work.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Thin seedlings as they grow to 4-5cm   (3") apart. When the seedlings are about the thickness of a pencil, they should be lifted and transplanted. Make a hole 15cm (6") deep with a rod, trim off the ends of roots and leaves, drop into hole and fill with water. Do not fill the hole with soil.
MATURITY
September to October
HANDY TIP
To harvest leeks successfully, put the fork in the ground beside the leeks and pull over, raising the plants with gentle pulling.
NUTRITIONAL VALUES
High in folic acid, potassium, pro-vitamin A and vitamin C.
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