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  • leek / Allium porrum 'Gigante D'inverno'
  • Eventual height: 0.45m
  • Eventual spread: 0.2m

leek 'Gigante d'Inverno'

leek / Allium porrum 'Gigante D'inverno'

approx 1500 seeds £2.45
approx 1500 seeds £2.45
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Known as 'Giant of Winter', this variety produces large, white, long stems with ample dark green leaves. It has an excellent ressistance to low temperatures.

  • Growing Instructions:
    Sow outside - February to June.
    Space sowings a month apart for successional growing.
    Sow - 1-2cm deep in drills.
    Thin plants to 4cm apart. For a long white section, draw dry soil around the stems in summer and autumm trying not to get the soil in between the leaves.

    Harvest - August to February

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