A long thin leek of the best quality light green leaves. Little Veggie Patch Co LEEK 'BULGARIAN GIANT' HEIRLOOM SEEDS is an autumn variety that is popular in Europe, descending from Bulgaria. Long growing period, of up to 6-9 months, they store well in ground during the cooler months.
When to Plant
Zone 1: September - March
Zone 2: August - April
Zone 3: January - March
Zone 4: February - March
Soil Leek can handle most soil types, but it should be free draining. Don’t over-fertilize the soil prior to planting leeks as this will make them more susceptible to frost damage. Mixing in compost will suffice.
Soil pH Level 6.5-7.5
Position Shade tolerant, so a good crop to take up that less than ideal spot in the patch.
How to Plant Propagate in seed trays and transplant a month after germination or sow directly to veggie patch when the temperature is above 7 degrees as they can become stunted by frost.
Spacing 10-15 cm
Companion Plants Carrots
Approximate no. of seeds 80-90
Note: They source all of their seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination
**Shipping - Not to Western Australia or Tasmania**