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Garlic 'Provence Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)Allium sativum

Just £6.99

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Spring/Autumn planting. Softneck garlic.

An outstanding garlic variety which produces large, fat cloves, forming a bulb approaching Elephant Garlic size! A worthy replacement for 'Albigensian Wight', the delicious cloves are superb used in aioli and bouillabaisse. Garlic 'Provence Wight' bulbs have excellent keeping qualities and store well into the New Year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 15cm (6").


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How to grow garlic


Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Full sun

60cm (23.6in)

15cm (5.9in)

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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 June, 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

Very successful 2015-09-13

This came as a pack of two large bulbs. One of the bulbs was soft and mouldy but the other was OK. T&M immediately replaced with another pack of two, so I actually ended up planting cloves from three bulbs. They all did really well. I probably ended up with 30 garlic plants, most of which grew into large bulbs. Crucially the cloves within the the bulb are large. Nothing is worse than having to fiddle with lots of small cloves. They seem to be storing OK. Dug up in late June and writing this 3 months later - no spoilage.

T&M replied on 2015-09-14: "Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad to hear that you have been happy with the results from this variety. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.