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Garlic 'Solent Wight'

The best of all British garlic varieties, which does well and forms plump cloves in our colder, greyer climes.
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2 bulbs

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Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
sativum
Common name
Garlic
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
2 bulbs
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Split the bulb into cloves and plant these individually, each clove upright, with the flat base down and pushed into the soil to twice their own depth, spaced at intervals of 6in/15cm.
Cultivation
Plant autumn or early spring. Split the bulb into cloves and plant them individually, upright, with the flat base down and pushed into the soil to twice their own depth, spaced at intervals of 15cm. Can be grown in containers if kept watered.

Description

The best of all British garlic varieties, which does well and forms plump cloves in our colder, greyer climes. Bred especially for the UK by the famous garlic farm on The Isle of Wight.

Care Tips

Keep the area weed-free until the foliage begins to turn yellow in mid summer when it is ready to lift, dry in the sun and then harvest.