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harvesting leeks

by dig the dirt editor

This is a great crop even if temps get down to 25 degrees F!





How long does it take to grow?

  • Depending on the variety- summer leeks can take up to 90 days to mature, winter varieties take longer more like 130-140 days to mature.

When should I get them out of the ground?

  • They can be eaten at any size, but are full grown when they are 1" in diameter

Extend your harvest!

  • For milder climates you can extend your harvest into winter by mulching with straw around the plant to keep it warm.


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