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A late season, exhibition-quality variety. This traditional British leek is one of the hardiest on the market—it will put up with just about anything winter can throw at it.
Giant Winter Leek Seeds
[107 days from transplant] Giant Winter is a solid, late-season variety perfect for storing, both in the ground or in a root cellar. It features thick, solid stems and dark, blue-green tops beautiful enough for the kitchen or showroom. Dig them up young and tender in late November, or let stand in the ground through March and harvest as you need them.
Are my Giant Winter leeks suffering from a disease? If your leeks start to develop orange or brown marks on the foliage then your veggies are probably suffering from leek rust. Leek rust is a fungal disease that can affect your vegetable crops in the late summer and early Autumn.
Are Giant Winter Leeks winter hardy? Yes. Your Giant Winter leeks will survive a lot of the cold weather that winter has to offer. You can harvest them throughout the winter until you need them.
Do Giant Winter leeks need full sun or shade? Your leeks will appreciate a position in the sun but can still be grown well in a little shade. We suggest you choose a sunny spot for your Giant Winter leeks with a lot of organic soil.
Giant Winter Details
- Germination Time
- 7 - 20 Days
- Sowing Method
- Start in Pots / Trays
- Days to Maturity
- 100 Days
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
Sow and Harvest Times