The Garden leek should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light. During the winter months of January or February itís possible to grow some products in our crop, which develop without problems, if provided with the shelter of small green houses or polyethylene tunnels; usually during these months various types of firstlings are cultivated.These plants aren't afraid of the cold weather and can be grwon in the garden throughout the whole year.
Cultivation Garden leek
The Garden leek has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the winter assumes a greenwhite colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 80 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants have a one or two year development.
Fertilize Garden leek
The soil of the crop is enriched at the end of the winter, when we prepare it for the spring; usually an earthworm humus is used, or some mature manure. When we plant the new little plants, in the spring, itís possible to enrich the soil furtherly with granular slow release fertilizer.
Water Garden leek
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. Garden plants are often attacked by numerous fungal diseases; to avoid the most common diseases from developing, letís water the garden making the water stream, therefore avoiding to wet the foliage.
Pests Garden leek
Mold Garden leek
We advise a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.
Plant - Garden leek
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.