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Leek Information



Allium porrum

Large members of the onion family, grown for harvesting through autumn and winter. Depending on the varieties grown they can be hrvested throughout the winter season.

Moon Planting Type: Root

Soil Type: Any Soil

Aspect: Any aspect

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Winter Protection

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Leek Growing Notes


Sow in mid to late spring at a depth of 1cm. As they grow build a pile or earth around the Leek to blanch the stems.

Pruning & Thining

Thin the crops to a distance of 6''.


List the leeks with a fork to prevent the stems from snapping. Harvest when required, as Leeks will stay fresh in the ground untill lifting.

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Leek Varieties

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