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What leeks can you sow now


 
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:16 pm    Post subject: What leeks can you sow now Reply with quote

What variety of leeks can you sow now and where do you get the seeds for that varierty

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

it is too late to sow leek seed now to have a successful crop for Winter. A Winter variety of leeks should be sown before the end July at latest and thinned out. Sowing earlier (10days) in a seedbed produces plants that can be transplanted about now, Variety is important for overwintering.
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