Leek 'Northern Lights' F1 Hybrid
Aptly named for their impressive colour display, leek 'Northern Lights F1 Hybrid' are fully hardy for UK winters and are sure to bighten up the veg patch!
A visually stunning leek with great flavour. Ideal for the show bench and the kitchen. This British-bred maincrop leek variety shows excellent winter hardiness, allowing for harvests through December to March. The blue-green leaves turn a stunning shade of purple as the coldest winter temperatures set in. Brighten up your winter veg patch and your winter dinner plate with the prettiest leek in our collection.
The extent of the hardiness of leek 'Northern Lights F1 Hybrid' can be seen with the impressive 4 month harvest window this leek provides, solidifying it as a great asset to any veg patch.
Plant Type: Vegetables, Culinary/Edible
Plant Height & Spread (at maturity): H 45cm x W 30cm (at maturity)
Pot Size: Seeds
Foliage Colour: Green,Blue,Coloured Foliage
Flower Colour: Not Applicable
Fragrant Flower: No
Aromatic Foliage: yes
RHS Award of Garden Merit: No
RHS Plants for Pollinators: No
Foliage Type: Decidious
Soil Type: Rich Fertile
Soil Drainage: Well Drained
Light Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Planting Style: Patio Containers, Courtyard Garden, Urban Garden,Kitchen Garden
Season of Interest: Summer
Flowering (from - to): Not Applicable
Sowing / Planting (from - to): March, April
Harvesting (Harvesting Period & Instructions): January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December
Typically Available (from - to): January - December
Direct sow outdoors at a depth of 1cm (1/2") from late March to April into a well prepared seedbed, for transplanting to their final positions later on. Alternatively sow leek seed indoors from January to February at a depth of 1cm (1/2"), in modules using free-draining, seed sowing compost. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 10-15C (50-59F) until after germination which usually takes 14 -21 days. Once germinated, grow leek plants on in cool conditions until all risk of frost has passed.
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