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Garlic Information



Allium sativum

The aromatic bulb used for seasoning in many different countries. Many varieties exist from very large bulbs with little flavour, to small and 'peppery' bulbs. Grow several varietie to match the food you will be cooking to give a more authentic taste to the dishes.

Moon Planting Type: Root

Soil Type: Sand

Aspect: Any aspect

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Winter Protection

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Garlic Growing Notes


Plant 8-10cm apart and at a depth of 5cm. Plant out in mid to late Autumn in a well drained soil. Plant under glass to prevent rotting in wet springs

Pruning & Thining

Keep weed free


Harvest the bulbs as the leaves dry out and turn. Leave to dry in a well ventilated space. Plait the bulbs together for storage and hange from a nail in the garage.

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Garlic Varieties

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