These mildly flavoured onion relatives are an invaluable leafy alternative to brassicas during winter. They are lovely with a white sauce or can be used in stir frys or even raw on salads.

Here are details about planting harvest etc

Plant Care Details
Common Name Leeks
Date for Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Planting – Inside
Planting – Outside
Suitable for: Beds and Containers
Sowing Depth (cm) 2 cm
Seed Spacing (cm) Sow thinly allow drill
Plant Spacing (cm) 20 – 30 cm
Rows 3 metre (10ft) 11-15 plants 5cm (2in) apart
Container 40 cm diameter 5 plants
Row Spacing (cm) 30 cm

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