Leek Seeds - Musselburgh
Leek Seeds - Musselburgh

Leek Seeds - Musselburgh

A hardy, traditional Scottish variety which produces long thick stems.

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Leek Seeds - Musselburgh

Leek Seeds - Musselburgh

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Long stemmed

A hardy, traditional Scottish variety which produces long thick stems.


Hardiness:-15 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False






Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False



Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False



Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False


Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True



Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False


F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False





Sow thinly, 1.25cm (½") deep in drills 23cm (9") apart on an outdoor seed bed March-April. When seedlings are 20cm (8") high, transplant after watering the seed bed. Using a dibber, make holes 12.5-15cm (5-6") deep and 23-30cm (9-12") apart each way. Place a plant in each hole and fill with water to settle the roots. Water frequently and gradually earth up plants, continuing until October. Grow leeks of exhibition quality by sowing under glass in February. Harvest September-March

HEALTH BENEFITS: Anti bacterial and fungal. High in potassium (regulates heart rhythm, nerve impulses and muscle function), folic acid (required for the absorption of iron - important for healthy blood and the production of DNA maintaining cell structure) and vitamins A (for growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections) & C (anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron). COOKING HINTS: A traditional ingredient in soups and stews or as a boiled vegetable, but also try thinly sliced in stir-fries.

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