Giant Musselburg Leek

Giant Musselburg Leek

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    Open pollinated. Heirloom.
    • 100 days
    • Leeks belong to the onion family, but are sweet and mild.
    • Giant Musselburg Leek is pure white, sweet and tender. Mature at 12" to 18" long and 2" to 3" in diameter.
    • An established variety of high quality. Introduced in Scotland in 1834.
    • Adds a unique flavor to soups,  especially split pea and potato soups.

      Planting Directions:  Plant in spring as early as the ground can be worked and soil temperature  reaches at least 60° optimum 70°.  Cultivate soil thoroughly incorporating rich organic matter and a complete fertilizer.  Sow seed 1/2” deep. When plants are about 6” high, transplant to 4” apart.  Plant from early spring to late summer for a continuous crop. Start indoors 4 weeks prior to last frost and transplant into garden when soil temperature is at least 70°. To grow tender sweet, white stemmed  leeks, mound the soil up around the base of the plant as it grows.