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I have a small leek patch on my property and want it to turn in to a large patch. Any ideas on the fastest and best way to make this happen. I have been transplanting some in this spot and it seems to be working.
 

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Go looking in known patches late summer and gather seed. Or just dig extra and transplant.
 

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Maybe work up the ground around them right before they seed.The seeds may fall down into loose soil better and grow the next year better than falling on hard ground.
 

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Good Luck, I have been trying for years in different locations. The transplants always come up but they just don't seem to multiply.

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I have tried starting several leek patches, only this one has slowly expanded on its own. The last couple of years I have been digging plants from other areas and putting them there to speed up the process. That does help. My son is going to try and take a broom or rake once the seeds are ready to spread the out a little more.
 

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We have tried trans-planting them ,but they don't seem to spread. I would try collecting seeds and spreading them throughout the patch. I read that they take 2-4 years to sprout.
 

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bear king said:
I have a small leek patch on my property and want it to turn in to a large patch. Any ideas on the fastest and best way to make this happen. I have been transplanting some in this spot and it seems to be working.
I've transplanted ramps and they have taken off but it took a good 5 years or more.

If they are like horse radish, just till the area with a good tiller and a small patch grows into a very large one very quickly.
 
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