An exceptionally hardy variety, very reliable and heavy cropping.
Musselburgh is a proven performer and still takes some beating as a winter leek.
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How to Guide
Sow seeds thinly in pre-watered, short, shallow rows, lightly covering the seeds with soil. Keep soil moist at all times.
Hardening Off/Planting Out
Plant out from May onwards when plants are about 15cm / 6in tall. Allow 20cm / 8in between plants and 45cm / 18in between rows. Make holes about 15cm / 6in deep with a dipper and drop a plant into each. Fill each hole with water, but not with soil.
To produce a long, white shaft, draw up soil around plants as they develop.