Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker

Average Seeds 500

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£2.50
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Rob says: “A reselection of original Lyon strain the old English variety from 1886, this leek produces large, thick stems, which are very cold-hardy and can stand all winter - just make sure you can get a fork in the ground if it’s frozen! Great for showing in competitions as they form the perfect leek. Delicious roasted with thyme, or sliced, steamed and served with a cheese sauce.”

 

Growing Information

Crops 30–45 weeks from sowing. A versatile vegetable which may be taken young as tasty salad leeks or matured to the traditional autumn vegetable. Sow thinly, 1.25cm (½”) deep in grooves 23cm (9”) apart in an outdoor seed bed March-April. When seedlings are 20cm (8”) high, transplant to final positions after watering the seed bed. Using a dibber/trowel, make holes 12.5–15cm (5–6”) deep and 23–30cm (9–12”) apart each way. Place a plant in each hole and fill with water to settle roots. Water frequently and gradually earth up plants, continuing until October. Grow leeks of exhibition quality by sowing under glass in February. Harvest September-March.
 

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Order Despatch

Orders are despatched promptly by post or parcel carrier. Seasonal items such as plants are sent separately with the estimated delivery times stated against each variety both in our catalogue and on our website.

Small items are sent by Royal Mail and larger items by courier. When ordering large items please provide your phone number so that the courier can contact you if necessary.

Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.

Delivery Charge

Standard Charge

Packet seed, garlic, onion sets, shallots and mushroom spawn (except windowsill kits) incur a carriage charge of £1.99. All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99. Where an order includes items from both of these categories, only the £4.99 charge will apply. Free delivery on orders over £60.

Exceptions

Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly & areas of Scotland with postcodes starting AB30 plus, BT, GY, HS, IM, IV1 plus, JE KA27, KA28, KW1 to KW16, PA20 to PA38, PA41 to PA80, PH10 to PH40, PH42 to PH50, TR21 to TR25 and ZE: For orders weighing less than 2kg standard charge applies. Where the weight of the order is 2kg to 10kg the carriage charge is £9.99. Where the weight of the order is over 10kg the delivery charge is £14.99

Orders to the Isle of Wight and Isle of Scilly: For orders weighing less than 2kg the standard charge applies. Where the weight of the order is 2kg and above the carriage charge is £14.99.

Republic of Ireland: For orders weighing less than 2kg the standard charge applies. Where the combined weight of the order is 2kg and above, the carriage contribution is £14.99.

Other EU countries: We can only deliver packet flower and vegetable seed to other EU countries. The delivery charge is £4.99 per order.

We reserve the right to contact you and advise an additional charge where necessary, and are happy to quote for carriage specific products to outlying areas.

Some very large items may not be available to all areas.

large lorry items Indicates large/heavy items or boxed plants which incur a surcharge.

Prices include VAT where applicable.

 We reserve the right to revise our delivery charges in the event of carrier price increases or other unforeseen circumstances. We will advise you of any increased carriage charges before payment is taken.

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