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Elephant Garlic (Spring/Autumn Planting)Allium ampeloprasum

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Spring/Autumn planting. Hardneck.

Elephant Garlic is not a true garlic but a stem leek, which produces massive bulbs approximately 10cm (4") in diameter. The cloves are also much larger than conventional garlic with a milder taste, making it suitable for a wide choice of culinary uses, especially roasting. Available for Spring or Autumn planting. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 20cm (8").


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How to grow garlic


Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Full sun

90cm (35.4in)

20cm (7.9in)

5 Garlic Cloves (T14538)
12 Garlic Cloves (T14201)

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Flowering Months Harvest Months
Weed rows of garlic regularly and protect crops from birds by covering them with netting. Garlic is undemanding and will only require watering during particularly dry periods. Harvest garlic from July, when the leaves begin to turn yellow, by loosening them from the ground with a trowel. Gently wash and dry garlic bulbs, then place them in a warm dry position to dry out, prior to storing them. Bulbs can then be stored in good condition for up to 3 months.
Plant garlic in rows in any well drained soil in full sun. It is important that the soil does not become waterlogged so incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to improve drainage and feed the soil. On particularly heavy soils, grow garlic in raised beds. Carefully split the bulb into individual cloves. Plant each clove at a depth of 2cm (1") below the surface of the soil and 10cm (4") apart, leaving 45cm (18") between each row.

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Reviews

incorrect information 2016-03-15

How to grow tab is incorrect. it reflects the growing plan for standard garlic, not Elephant garlic. Plant spacing for E garlic should be more like 20cm, not 10 cm.

T&M replied on 2016-03-18: Thank you for taking the time to notify us of this. I can now confirm that the information above has been amended.