Seed - Leek Porbella F1


1 RHS Leek Porbella F1 seed pack

(Botanical Name: Allium porrum) 

Pack Size 500 seeds


An attractive dark leaved hybrid with hardy long stems. Plants show good tolerance to rust and are slow to bolt. The vigorous plants stand well in the ground right up until harvest. Full flavored and delicious in soups and stews - this leek is an all-round winner.

Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

How to Grow: 

Sow 15mm (1/2in) deep. Cover with a fine layer of compost and firm gently. Keep soil moist. Seedlings appear in 10-14 days.

Thin seedlings as necessary. When 10cm (4in) tall transplant into holes 15cm (6in) apart with 30cm (12in) between rows. Generous feeding promotes quick growth.

When to Sow/Plant Seed: 

Autumn and Spring


10-16 weeks

Soil Type:

Fertile, well cultivated


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