Leek Growing Info
Learning Download: How to Grow Leeks
When to Plant:
Direct seed as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring. Start transplant 4-5 weeks before this date if starting indoors. Transplants should be 12-16″ tall before moving outdoors.
After planting fertilizer plants until they begin to bulb every two weeks. Use an ammonium sulfate (21-0-0) in alkaline soils or a calcium nitrate (15-0-0) in acidic soils.
|Location:||Planting Depth:||Soil Type:|
|Full to Partial Sun||1/4″ seed; 4-6″ transplants||Well drained, fertile, 6.2-6.8 pH|
|Seed Spacing||Row Spacing||Seeds per 100′||Yield per 100′||Seeds per Acre|
* These are average leek seed counts. Varieties can vary.
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′
1 Pound = 16 Ounces
1 Ounce = 28.4 Grams