How to identify leek rust video

How to deal with leek rust

Leek rust can appear on all alliums, luckily it won't make your harvest inedible. Find out how to spot it and what to do if you find it in this video.

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In this short programme clip from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don shows you his crop of leeks, which have been infected by leek rust fungus. He shows you the symptoms to look out for, then explains how to save your crop and what to do with the affected foliage so you don’t spread the fungal spores.
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