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Leek Seeds - Sprintan F1
£2.79
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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

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

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Beds & Borders:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:True

F1 Variety:True

Shrub: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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