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  • Eventual height: 0.45m
  • Eventual spread: 0.25m

leek 'Oarsman' F1

leek orAllium porrum 'Oarsman' F1

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 50 seeds £3.60
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Quick to grow and early maturing snow-white shanks with excellent flavour. Shows good tolerance to rust and is slow to bolt, standing well in the ground until harvest.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions: Sow outside - March - May. 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

  • Sow: March - May

  • Harvest: October - December

  • Approximate quantity: 50 seeds.