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Leek Seeds - Carentan - Certified Organic

Leek Seeds - Carentan - Certified Organic

(Allium ampeloprasum porrum)

Carentan Leek is a european heirloom variety, with thick short stems up to 5cm wide with dark green leaves.  A fast and prolific grower, mature in roughly 100 days.  Its mild flavour makes it perfect for cooking with.

Depending on the temperatures in your region sowing from March-April is ideal. Choose a fertile position in your garden rich in organic matter. Transplant to the garden at 5-10cm tall and mulch to suppress weeds.

Store seeds at 5°C

 

How To Sow

Sow 3-4 seeds in pots and cover with 4mm of soil. Transplant seedlings at 6cm tall to garden position and space 20cm apart.

When To Sow

Autumn to Winter

Where to Sow

In a sunny well drained position

Seeds per Packet

approx. 140 seeds

Seed Germination Period

5 to 12 days

Companion Plants

GOOD: Carrot, Celery, Marjoram, Onion, Parsnip, Strawberry

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