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Leek 'Autumn Giant 2'


Prei ‘Herfstreuzen 2’

Leek 'Autumn Giant 2' is an outstanding variety for autumn cultivation. It is a robust variety with a thick stem and very vigorous. Leek requires a nutritious and deeply loosened soil. Plant when the leek plants are as thick as a pencil. In order to obtain long, straight, white stems, you should earth up the leek a couple of times. To prevent infestation by larvae’s of the union fly, it is recommended to cover up both the sowing as planting bed with an insect screen. It is recommended to put the leek close to each other during winter and to cover up the crops during heavy frost.

Field production
Quick facts
Seeds per gram    :   350 seeds
Plant spacing    :   40x15 cm
Plant height    :   25-50 cm
Position    :   sun