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Garlic 'Iberian Wight' (Autumn Planting)Allium sativum

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Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

Maturing a fortnight earlier than Garlic 'Albingensian' this softneck variety from the Cordoba region of Spain, produces large flat, white-skinned bulbs which grow almost on the soil surface. Garlic 'Iberian Wight' has good storage potential. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Full sun

60cm (23.6in)

15cm (5.9in)

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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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