Large Musselburgh Leek Seeds
The large Musselburgh leek has a mild and sweet flavour. The mild-tasting white stems taste delicious raw in salads or cooked in soups and stews. Stems grow up to 22 cm long and 5-7.5 cm thick. It’s a cold-hardy plant that can be left in the garden well into the fall. Days to harvest: 90.
How to Grow Leeks
The large Musselburgh leek is a biennial plant that is hardy in zones 4 to 9. It’s a cold-hardy vegetable and seeds are very easy to grow. After the risk of the last frost has passed you can directly sow the seeds outdoors. The plants prefer full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. Sow the seeds 1/4 inch deep, 6″ inches apart, and separate rows 12″ apart.