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19 Jan 17 Kathy (Australia - temperate climate)
G'day !! I planted my Leek seedlings at the start of October '16, it is now January '17 and my leeks are still thin and they look like spring onions. What have I done wrong and how can I grow fat leeks ? I've followed all the steps on the label that came with my punnet of Leek seedlings, please help I would honestly appreciate it. Thank you .... " Cheers "
16 Feb 17 karen (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi kathy, Same problem, I'm in coastal southern NSW and after 6 months... I had lovely Leek Flowers & gave up. About to replant in late Feb more leeks, hopefully will not fail again.
13 Sep 17 Matteo (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi karen and kathy, Leeks need to be pumped with plenty of organic fertilizer Blood n bone, chook/cow manure etc ,water well, also they love Magnesium (epsom salts ) apply via a water can or direct then water well
06 Sep 17 Irene (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Same here. Sunshine Coast Qld
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