Musselburgh Giant Leek Seed

Musselburgh Giant Leek Seed

Latin Name: Allium ampeloprasum

Product ID#: RL8680-8573

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Greenhouse Performer
Additional Characteristics Recommended for Summer Planting for Fall Harvest, Recommended for Winter Harvest, Start Early for Transplants, Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Slow to Bolt
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Heirloom, Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 100 Days
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 7 - 15 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Patio Container Friendly, Edible
Shape Bulb
  • 1 packet

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Musselburgh Giant Leek is a delicious mild flavored variety that features thick creamy white succulent stems and robust 12" inch blue-green upright leaves that resemble giant scallions. This variety has excellent cold hardiness and is an ideal crop for fall and winter to replace traditional onions. Dating back to the 1830's, this well loved Scottish heirloom is a favorite for seasoning stews, stuffings, dumplings, soups and baked dishes where a more subtle onion flavor is desired. Slow to bolt with a dependable yield, Musselburgh Giant is an all around excellent crop for home gardeners and fresh market growers. 100 days. Packet: approx. 250 seeds.

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