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Leek Seeds - Sprintan F1
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Leek Seeds - Sprintan F1

Allium porrum

Well named, Sprintan certainly gets a move on to be our earliest maturing leek. From spring sowings, it will mature from late August through to November. As this suggests, it has good ‘standing’ ability and long green ‘shanks’. Has good resistance to leek rust fungus.

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Our earliest maturing leek

Well named, Sprintan certainly gets a move on to be our earliest maturing leek. From spring sowings, it will mature from late August through to November. As this suggests, it has good ‘standing’ ability and long green ‘shanks’. Has good resistance to leek rust fungus.

Colour:Multi

Hardiness:-5 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:41-50cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:21-30cm

Spacing:21-30cm

Organic: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

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:False

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:True

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:True

Hardy Annual:True

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

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Crops 30–45 weeks from sowing. A versatile vegetable which may be taken young as tasty salad leeks or matured to the traditional autumn vegetable. Sow thinly, 1.25cm (½”) deep in grooves 23cm (9”) apart in an outdoor seed bed March-April. When seedlings are 20cm (8”) high, transplant to final positions after watering the seed bed. Using a dibber/trowel, 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 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 BENEFIT: A good source of potassium, folic acid and vitamins A & C. Also has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. CULINARY HINT: Traditional for soups and stews whose slices are also ideal for stir-fries.

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