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Broad London (Large American Flag) Leek

Broad London (Large American Flag) Leek

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Broad London
Allium porrum

130 days — Also known as 'Large American Flag' and 'Large London', 'Broad London' leeks have stalks that are sturdy, long, thick, and broad with pearly-white bulbs. Since it will not survive hard winters, this variety as a popular main season variety.

Click Here for Vilmorin-Andrieux Seed Company's 19th Century description. Each packet contains one gram, which is approximately 150 to 200 seeds.
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Planting Instructions: If you have a short growing season, plant indoors and transplant after the danger of frost has passed.

Outdoors, sow directly into rich, well-drained soil, ½ to ¾ inches deep, one to two inches apart in rows 18 inches apart. As the plants mature, thin to four inches apart.

They will benefit from deep fertilization with an organic fertilizer.

You can harvest your leeks anytime they are over one inch in diameter. Leeks are naturally resistant to disease and pests.