Giant Musselburg Leek
- 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.