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Leek Seeds - Pancho
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Leek Seeds - Pancho

Leek Seeds - Pancho

Allium porrum

Early maturing, yet will stand into mid-winter. Long, crisp, white blanched stems of excellent flavour. Ideal for salads or conventional cooking. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

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Ideal for salads

Early maturing, yet will stand into mid-winter. Long, crisp, white blanched stems of excellent flavour. Ideal for salads or conventional cooking. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

Colour:Multi

Hardiness:-5 degrees

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Height:41-50cm

Edible Flower:False

Spread:21-30cm

Spacing:21-30cm

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:True

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Beds & Borders:True

Climbers:False

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:True

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:True

Aquatic:False

Shrub: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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