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Freshly picked during the Winter from the allotment, they are a great addition to the Sunday lunch or Christmas table.
- Musselburgh: An extremely winter hardy variety. Good length, tasty white stems. A milder flavour substitute for onions in many culinary dishes. Thick, white, tasty stems. Extremely winter hardy. Traditionally popular variety. Heritage Seed Variety from 1919. Highly Commended, Royal Horticultural Society, 1918. [Sutton Seeds]
- Northern Lights: This British-bred leek is a real stunner in the winter veg garden, the leaves changing from blue-green to an eye-catching deep purple during the winter months. Stands well during cold weather – harvest from December until late spring. [Sutton Seeds]
Prefer to be planted with Celery and Leeks.
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Keep well watered and weed free. Once planted it is wise to cover with enviromesh, this will deter the Allium Leaf Miner which can destroy a crop. Leave covered until late Autumn.
PESTS, DISEASES AND PROBLEMS
Leave in the grown until they are needed.
Saving seed for next year
How to Store